Category Archives: Greatness

How do people regard me?

Let’s be honest about how easily we become preoccupied with how others regard us. It’s tempting to build self-perception on how others perceive us. This is the underlying concern relating to preoccupation with status or greatness. Continue reading

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The glory of ordinary lives

What would life look like if we had renewed zeal to “… be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” (Hebrews 13:5). Continue reading

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A Great Story!

Middle School Football Team goes Behind Coaches’ Backs To Do Something great! Continue reading

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On our way back to glory!

I feel certain that most Christians need a better vision of the greatness of their salvation — a panoramic view! We must learn to think of salvation as a return to full and final glory — a return to the Imago Dei (image of God). Continue reading

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A new radical needed

I think we need more emphasis on the glory of living ordinary lives for Christ. Who knows, perhaps it could become the new radical! I fear that all the emphasis we hear on being radical has given many people the … Continue reading

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Ask for whatever you want me to give you

One of our sons recently said to me, “Dad, you’re the wisest man I know.” I was humbled by these words of appreciation because I know how foolish I  can be at times. I just don’t think of myself in … Continue reading

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Who will live forever in the dwelling place of God?

_ Do we have any way to know who will be in heaven? Who will live forever in the dwelling place of God – with their Creator and Redeemer? It seems far too easy (and perhaps less disturbing) to attach our … Continue reading

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