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How and Why I Stay in the Dysfunctional Family of God
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I mostly like my Christian family. I had dinner with a pastor here in DC recently who came over from Scotland a few years ago. I loved he and his wife. I felt like I was having dinner with one of the real disciples, that is a guy who follows behind Jesus like a pet dog, routinely getting distracted by the smells of the neighborhood, looking up every thirty seconds to search for the quick feet of his master. He was open, honest, self aware and came off like a fellow pilgrim. When I read the book of Acts, I see a bunch of guys who hardly knew what they were doing, routinely having their work rescued by the Holy Spirit.

If the Christian family were made up of people like this, I’d be…

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The Great Danger of Living With Secrets
Bill Lokey
By Bill Lokey
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Some of you reading this right now are living with a secret in your life. Maybe it is something you have done that you fear would destroy your family, your reputation, even your career if it were found out. It may have been a one-time event or maybe it’s still going on. Others of you […]

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Don’t Try To Be Humble. Just Try to Be Yourself.
Allison Vesterfelt
By Allison Vesterfelt
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Just before I got married, someone asked me what I was most excited about. My answer was, “I’m just so excited to be a wife. I’m going to be better than the best wife he’s ever dreamed of. I’m going to serve him and love him…” blah, blah, blah. I went on like that for […]

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6 Characteristics of a Hero: How Many Do You Embody?
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Those are the 6 common characteristics of a hero. And you’re likely experiencing all of them. So the next time you think of a hero as somebody else and think you don’t have what it takes, take another look in the mirror. You very well may be experiencing the heroes journey.