Renewal Category

Harrison Bible Reading Plan

In his book Disciplines of a Godly Man, R. Kent Hughes argues that the effective Christian life is one of discipline and intentionality. I completely agree. I recently preached a sermon on the intentionality and discipline it takes to stay on the path of wisdom. None of us just “coasts” into holiness. If we desire […]

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Monthly Q&A: April 2020

Q: Since Jesus calls us to be selfless in serving others, is it selfish to seek time to rest from serving others? A: Time alone and rest are just as vital to the Christian life as is selfless service. We are absolutely commanded to serve the Lord with all of our heart, soul, mind, and […]

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Thoughts on Keeping a Daily Journal

I began a new habit in 2019.  I took a few moments at the end of each day to write down a summary of what happened.  Nothing super in-depth.  Just a quick little note on how the day went, any note-worthy events that happened, and perhaps how I felt about it.  I have tried to […]

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A Short Reflection on Holy Week

If you had asked me, “What’s your favorite holiday,” when I was younger I would have immediately told you “Christmas!” For me, Christmas was the pinnacle event of the year. For a kid, why wouldn’t it be? You’re out of school and you get presents! What more could you ask for? As I grew older, […]

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“Behold, I am making all things new”

“And he who was seated on the throne said, ‘Behold, I am making all things new.’” The new year is often seen as a time to start over, make things right, finally lose that weight.  The gyms fill up, relationships are worked on, and dispositions are changed…for a while.  But, more often than not, our […]

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