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Stop Listening, Start Talking – Part 3

We are fascinated with stories. Whether it is a six-year-old boy listening to the exciting adventures of his favorite superhero or a 60-year-old man consumed by a thrilling novel, stories have a way ...

Causes of Spiritual Depression – Part 2

In this article, we will explore the four causes of spiritual depression. Let’s jump into it! Cause 1: Temperament For the fact of the matter is that though we are all Christians together, we ...

Spiritual Depression – Part 1

Depression needs no introduction. A discussion on depression is as common as a discussion on the weather. It could concern for a close friend or family member, or the desperate cry of an individual ...

3 Lies You may be Believing about SMC

You made a great decision to come to SMC 2022! Do you still believe that? You inevitably begin to think more about your decision to go to SMC the day after Christmas than any other point since signing ...

Why Finish to the End?

I want to start by saying that there are many reasons we must follow Jesus to the very end. Hebrews 3:14 reminds us that, “We have come to share in Christ if indeed we hold our original ...

What Does it Mean to have Faith?

What does it mean to put your faith in Jesus? This question caused tension in my life as I was growing up. You see, I had many experiences with God through Bible studies and church groups that left me ...

Jesus Came to Seek and Save the Lost

God’s pursuit of sinful humanity is the storyline of the entire Bible. It begins in Genesis 3:8-9 as we see God pursuing Adam and Eve after they disobey his command to not eat from the tree of ...

Accessing the Grace of God

If you were to ask me what was under the hood of my car, my response would be, “the engine.” We could lift the hood of my car and factually agree that there is indeed an engine. But if you ...

Fear Not

There is a phrase in the Bible that is used 365 times. It is a phrase that, coincidentally, needs to be heard all 365 days in a year by every person that follows Jesus. The phrase is “fear ...