Category Archives: Spiritual transformation

Get off the guilt trip

It’s possible to hurt ourselves and others when we don’t deal constructively with guilt in a grace-based, future-oriented way. Continue reading

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14 spiritual disciplines

“Train yourself to be godly”(1 Timothy 4:7). What does your training plan include? See 7 disciplines of abstinence and 7 disciplines of activity. Continue reading

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The truth is that every Jekyll has his Hyde, whom he cannot control and who threatens to take him over. But no human being is irredeemable.

Don’t miss the music at the end! Continue reading

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7 daily exercises for a spiritual workout

Straightforward plan for spiritual fitness. Continue reading

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Turn with me to the God who restores

We all need times of refreshment and restoration. It’s easy to become depleted or diminished. Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit

Ten resources for understanding the Holy Sprit. Continue reading

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We admitted we were powerless

Perhaps we struggle so much with wrong desires because we need to become captured by stronger desires. I think of… Continue reading

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Four servants of God who battled fierce despair

Four servants of God. Each one reached an extremely low point in life. All of them felt that life was no longer worth living. Continue reading

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8 daily reminders for the new year!

Life is daily. So we need daily habits that keep us focused and effective. Check out the eight I recommend. Continue reading

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7 resources for spiritual maturity

Spiritual growth requires looking ahead and looking back. Continue reading

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