When You Can’t See What God is Doing

So you’re looking for opportunities to take steps of faith with your neighbor. You’re doing everything you can think of to demonstrate the gospel. And you really want a chance to discuss what each of you believe. But it seems like nothing is happening. It feels like God isn’t present or active. What do you…

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Does Taking A Step of Faith Have to Be Scary?

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “step of faith”? Maybe you imagine talking with a colleague or friend about Jesus for the first time. Perhaps you think about having to relocate your family to a new city because God tells you to. Or perhaps you think of making a significant financial…

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Who Does God Want You To Focus On Loving?

Think about the people in your everyday life — colleagues, friends, neighbors, classmates. How did they come to be part of your life? Some, you’ve chosen. But many are there because of where your life has taken you. Have you ever wondered if the people in your life were put there by God, and if…

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Sick of missing opportunities to take a step of faith?

“So what do you believe?” she asked me. I was having dinner with my new boss for the first time. We had been laughing and telling stories as we got to know one another. I must have made one too many passing references to “my beliefs” because all of a sudden she cornered me. Or at least…

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Who do you think you are to talk about Jesus?

Have you ever brought up Jesus in a conversation or in a crowd, and felt as if you just dropped a J-bomb? The person across from you stares quizzically, or the group of people around you stop their conversation dead in its tracks. Why? Because mentioning Jesus — which for them may be tied to…

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Afraid of failing in sharing your faith? You are not alone.

I’ll be honest with you. I’m never comfortable around other people. I feel awkward and constantly worried, and these feelings go off the charts when discussing Jesus and faith with someone. The stakes feel so high that I end up not doing anything rather than risk failing. If you’ve ever felt like this, then you’re…

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3 Practical Ways to Live on Mission in Your Neighborhood

What does it mean to Live on Mission? To Live on mission is simply to live your life with a conscious intention of sharing the Gospel with those around you. If you’re like many Christians, sharing the Gospel with your neighbors feels as impossible as climbing Mount Everest. I think much of that impossibility comes from a…

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