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who is your neighbor

Who is your neighbor & who are you in the story

In a retelling of the Good Samaritan by Godly Play listeners are asked, “Who is your neighbor?” The piece representing each character is picked up slowly and one by one the children are asked, “Is this your neighbor? Is the priest your neighbor? Is the one who was robbed and left for dead your neighbor?…
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How to show God’s love to others, what does the Bible say about loving others

How to show God’s love to others

Jesus came to tear away every unnecessary barrier, and so should we. The love of God has the power to bring life and bring freedom in a way that will make us, and others, never be the same again. The problem is that we sometimes get so caught up in our own comforts we forget…
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resolving conflict biblically, resolving conflict in marriage

How to resolve conflict biblically

Let’s start with this: Not all conflict is bad. In fact, when we come together and speak our truth within the community, we are more likely to come to a better resolution. Resolving conflict in marriage, relationships and board meetings can all be tricky. Each one can be approached in a biblical way.  Peace does…
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keeping the peace, What does the bible say about peace

What does the Bible say about peace?

In Colossians 3:15 (NKJV), it says to “let the peace of God rule” in our hearts. But what does this mean? How does one go about keeping the peace of God in one’s heart, let alone let it rule?  The best way to understand what the Bible has to say about peace is to turn…
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keeping the peace, how to keep peace in the family

How to keep peace in the family

Every family has its unique struggles. Keeping the peace, especially with the holidays approaching, is a skill we should all be working on. For many families, 2016 was a disaster for Thanksgiving and Christmas as individuals gathered around tables and forgot how to talk to one another. With a new election on the horizon, this…
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What Does It Mean to Follow Jesus?

What does it mean to follow Jesus?

Everyone seems to have a different idea of what it means to follow Jesus. For some, it comes with a list of dos and don’ts. For others, it means casting your vote behind the politician who supports the one issue that means the most to you. Still others think it means going to church on…
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How to Be Imitators of Jesus

How to be imitators of Jesus

Did you know that the word “Christian” wasn’t a label the disciples gave themselves? They were first given this name in Acts 11:26 in Antioch. It was a name outsiders gave to them to distinguish them from other Jews. Why? Because these men and women were different. Christians were breaking down racial lines that divided…
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How to Live Like Jesus

Once you decide to live like Jesus, this comes next

For those who wonder how to live like Jesus, there is a wealth of information available through local churches, blogs, books, peers and Google. Depending on who you ask, you’ll receive to-do lists, don’t-do lists, a magic prayer and maybe a new schedule of meeting times. If this is you, I want to relieve you…
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How to Live Like Jesus Every Day

How to live like Jesus every day

Literally living like Jesus every day may not be physically possible in 2019. Just look to the short-lived TV show “Living Biblically” or the drastic measures Rachel Held Evans took to show us how literal interpretations fall flat. But that doesn’t mean taking the lessons He taught us and applying them into our modern-day lives…
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Loving the LGBTQ+ Community in the Church

Loving the LGBTQ+ community in the church

First, to love someone means that you are willing to sit down and listen to their story, to understand, to let your heart break for theirs and to rejoice with their rejoicing. To truly love the LGBTQ+ is to be willing to hear the hard truths of the rejection and alienation they have experienced from…
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