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But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! (Galatians 5:22,23) Benjamin Franklin set a precedent for leaders after him […]

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“Each generation should set its hope anew on God.” Psalm 78:7 Sometimes I think growing up in a Christian home was a detriment to discipleship. I mean, I heard it all since I was two and never missed a Sunday […]

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Dallas Willard says, “Over our churches…there hangs a cloud of failure, driven home by statistical studies…a lack of transforming power of Christians in our society.” We Christians can tend to stay the same and when we stay the same, we […]

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Dallas Willard defines love beautifully in a lecture called “Reflections on John 14”: “Love is the whole deal…Live with the will, habit, disposition and power to advance good in the lives of those who are affected by you.” Jesus commanded […]

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