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  Happy December 1st! I can’t believe it is already here. Today I wanted to share the first devotion from my new book Total Christmas Makeover to help us remember why we will spend this month – shopping, baking, decorating, attending parties, and adding so many items to already overflowing to-do lists. Our heart is to remember Christ. God stepped out of eternity and into time so that He might redeem us. He freed us through the sacrifice of His Son. Enjoy day one of 31 devotions to celebrate with purpose. I hope you’ll find the book a helpful tool in keeping Christ at the center of your Christmas this …

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Internet Christianity

My soul has been aching for the church lately. I see the words written on social media. I hear the sideline conversations. People share blogs that offend other believers. Some of it is political. Some of it is ideological. I hear from pastors about the fractures in their local bodies of believers. It’s heartbreaking. I want to pretend it isn’t happening. Or it isn’t a big deal. Or just shut my ears and say, “LALALA.” After all, we have always had differences of opinions within in the body of Christ. The New Testament and church history reveal that the church has struggled with unity from day one. During some seasons …

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Straining our Eyes

I love to make photo books and look at pictures from past vacations because it gives me an opportunity to savor the blessings we experienced as a family. The long car rides and sibling squabbles all fade into the background as I remember the sweet memories of meals, shared adventures, and relaxation. In the biblical book of Numbers, the Lord reminded the Israelites of all the amazing things that had transpired to bring them to the edge of the Promised Land. One of the greatest ways to experience contentment involves taking time to stop and count our blessings. Life is difficult, and the wilderness wanderers had experienced plenty of difficulties: …

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