Patience: A Long View

We are called to a life characterized by patience. Yet when asked to give an account for our patience, many of us hang our head in shame. Oh boy, we might say to ourselves, I was too short with that employee. I got angry at that motorist. I’m frustrated with my spouse. I’m exasperated by …

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The Compelling Community

4000 years ago, men gathered together on the plain of Shinar to build a name for themselves (Gen 11:2). With extraordinary effort, vision, and organization they moved a breath-taking project forward – a tower that would reach the heavens (vs 4). Few things serve as a better catalyst for men getting together as does a …

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Stewarding our Sexuality Podcast Episodes

Stewarding our Sexuality (Part 1 of 2):We live in a sexually sensual culture.  No doubt about it.  And it impacts all of us, irrespective of age, gender and marital status.  All the more reason we need to be good stewards of our sexuality.  In this episode Katie and Arlan Miller along with Matt tackle this …

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What Are Spiritual Disciplines?

Every endeavor has basic skills that support the success of the effort. For example, tying rope-climbing knots is a basic skill for rock climbing. Study skills are rudimentary for a student. These basic skills are sometimes called disciplines. They are practices from which success springs. The Christian life has disciplines which must be learned. The …

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Restoration Attempts in Marriage Podcast Episode

Restoration Attempts in Marriage: Communication with our spouse can be hard.  It is important to note that the content of our conversation is not most important.  Process is critical. In this episode, Kaleb Beyer teaches us, with very practical tips, how to steer our conversations back on track.  In so doing, we will answer a …

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Cultivating Friendship In Marriage

Marriage is an institution designed by God to fulfill some of His purposes. Throughout the Old and New Testaments, the marriage relationship is used to convey truths about our relationship with Jesus. The context of marriage originally referenced in Genesis was more than two individuals living together to form a lifelong union and produce offspring. …

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