Category Archives: Christian

Masterpieces in the Making

This past week, in our journey through the Bible in one year, Brian Hardin and the Daily Audio Bible family passed through Ephesians chapter 2. A particular verse caught my attention: I was pondering the idea of writing this week’s … Continue reading

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Teach Us How To Pray

I was praying with a brother at a men’s group function at church this past week. He confessed to me afterward that he wasn’t quite sure how to pray. I’ve grappled with this in my journey, so I wanted to … Continue reading

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I am a Child of God

<Author’s note: I reworded this to try to clarify my point> Who am I? Within my family, I have many titles: husband and father; son and brother before that. I love those roles. I am loved in them. In spite … Continue reading

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Even Job Has a Happy Ending

This past week, in the Daily Audio Bible’s journey through God’s Word, we slogged through the book of Job. I know I’m not alone when I say this is one of the most difficult books of the Bible to process–if … Continue reading

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No Such Thing as Unanswered Prayer

Last week, I talked a little bit about prayer. I also mentioned Pete Greig’s book, How to Pray. The combination of these two things got me thinking a lot about prayer over the course of the last week. Honestly, I … Continue reading

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No Gold Scepter Required – But Still, We Should Tremble

This past week I had an interesting confluence of thought-threads that inspired me to write this post. I suppose you could call it a coincidence, but from what I’ve seen of the way God has worked through my multi-decade journey, … Continue reading

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Earn This – Oh Wait, You Can’t!

In the epic World War II film “Saving Private Ryan,” there’s a moving scene (among many) in which Captain Miller (Tom Hanks’ character), who is about to pass into eternity as one of many men who sacrificed their lives to … Continue reading

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God’s Dominion Endures from Generation to Generation

How great are his signs, how mighty his wonders! His kingdom is an eternal kingdom; his dominion endures from generation to generation. Daniel 4:3 (NIV) I mentioned recently that my daughter and son-in-law were getting ready to bring forth my first grandchild into … Continue reading

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Thankfulness on Not Thanksgiving

There is one day in a year here in the United States on which it is easy for people to remember to be thankful: Thanksgiving Day, of course. But each of us, if we think carefully about it, should be … Continue reading

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Pieces of Me

I was still growing up even as I was raising my own kids. In the process, I shattered on the floor into a million little pieces. My children picked up some of the pieces and fit them into themselves. Sometimes … Continue reading

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