Eleven Days or Forty Years?

Can it take 40 years to complete an 11-day journey? It will when any people refuses to trust God. The result is that forward movement towards spiritual maturity gives way to a wandering, aimless existence. “It is eleven days' journey from Horeb by way of Mount Seir to Kadesh Barnea. Now it came to pass …

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Transformation as an Expression of the Kingdom of God

"You can build a great church or you can build a great people. I'm not sure you can do both." The older pastor looked at me steadily as his words settled into my thoughts. Hyperbole to make a point? Perhaps, but his point was well-taken. Now, decades later, I recognize how easy it is for …

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But Wait! There’s More!

Read Romans 8:22-27 Do you recall the famous Ronco commercials? Did you ever find yourself wishing you had a Mr. Microphone, the Pocket Fisherman, the Dial-O-Matic Food Slicer, or the Smokeless Ashtray? Ron Popeil the inventor revolutionized the ad industry with his sales pitch: It cuts, it slices, it dices—but wait! There’s more! In the …

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