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September 27, 2015

Free From the Money Trap

Free From the Money Trap

What Jesus calls his followers to is a way of life that is so countercultural it’s almost beyond our comprehension. Jesus calls us to be free from something in order to be freed for something better. God set the Israelites free from slavery in Egypt so that they could be free for a covenant life […]

October 5, 2014

Hilarious Giving

Hilarious Giving

One morning in 1888, a Norwegian businessman opened his newspaper, flipped through the pages, and received the shock of his life: there, in black and white, he saw his own obituary.  It was all a terrible mistake, of course.  The man’s brother had died and a careless reporter, confusing the two of them, composed an […]

September 21, 2014

What Have You Got in Your House?

What Have You Got in Your House?

What have you got in your house?  It sounds like such a simple, straightforward question.  But in the story of Elisha and the widow, that question is all the opening God needs to do something truly amazing.  The widow appeals to Elisha for help.  Her husband is dead and the family owes money.  Now the […]