When Daddy Comin?

For the past two weeks, I have been home with my family celebrating our new arrival! Since there is only so much I can do for our new baby, most of my time was spent playing with and taking Read more

Angel Tree

When I was a child, my family fully embraced the traditions of Christmas. We decorated our home with the most cherished ornaments, lights, and bows. We handmade or purchased gifts with much thought about the receiver. We made plans Read more

Begin with Jesus

The autobiography of G. Stanley Jones is titled A Song of Ascent, and it’s considered to be a spiritual classic. Jones was a great man: a missionary to India, a friend to Gandhi, a tireless world traveler, and a Read more

Weeds

Have you ever been responsible for a task you didn’t particularly enjoy? Perhaps you can relate to one homemaker who developed a unique perspective on some of her less enjoyable household duties. She said: I don't do windows because I Read more

New Each Day

Patrick Henry, whose primary contribution to the history books is the phrase "Give me liberty or give me death," made another memorable statement. He said, "I know of no way of judging the future but by the past." Repeat this before Read more

Arise

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Resurrection

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New Year’s List

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Read This: ”And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again. . . . Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” (2 Corinthians 5:15, 17)

Think: Are you a gamer? Do you Wii? XBox? Head shots? Angry Birds? If you’re reading this on a computer screen, odds are you’ve at least dabbled and you’ve likely resolved either to a) spend less time playing in the new year or b) finally beat that game that’s been kicking your tail.

Here’s one thing that makes gaming so addictive: You get to start over. Every time. Whether you’ve played the level once or repeatedly, you start again and again with a clean slate. Maybe this time you’ll be perfect.

It’s that performance impulse that drives our New Year’s list-making. “Yeah, I know I did not achieve the ideal last year. I was not the person I wanted to be morally or fiscally or socially or spiritually. But I’m about to start a new level. Maybe this time will be different. Maybe I’ll be perfect.”

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