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  • Jesus & the Children: Pondering Children as Pride Detectors

    March 20, 2006

    One thing to watch for when assessing a person's spiritual fitness for ministry is how he or she relates to children. Put a child in the room and watch. This is what Jesus did to make his point. Children are the litmus paper to expose the presence of pride.

  • 10 Ways to Determine God's Calling in Your Life

    March 13, 2006

    Is God calling you to the mission field? How do you know? Our calling can be profoundly and durably sure in our own heart. It is the work of God to bring our heart to a point of conviction that, all things considered, this path is the path of obedience.

  • Learning about Pain from Luther, Bunyan & the Bible

    March 6, 2006

    One of God’s gifts to us in suffering is that we are granted to see and experience depths of his Word that a life of ease would never yield. Let Bunyan and Luther encourage us to lean on God’s Word as never before in times of affliction.