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The battle between extravagance & simplicity

When I think of the incarnation, I think about two things. Extravagance and simplicity. Extravagance because God chose, as deity, to cloak Himself in humanity. What an over-the-top extravagant gift! Simplicity because Jesus was born to a simple family in a simple manger with basic human needs like us. He didn’t live an extravagant life. […]

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The Simplicity of Following Jesus

The Simplicity of Following Jesus

The Lord brought to mind two things today while I worked out under a relentless Texas sun. The first, a Scripture: “But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ” (2 Corinthians 11:3). The second, the […]

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3 Quick Ways to DeClutter!

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We live in a consumption-based culture, where many equate happiness with stuff. Never had I realized this more than when we drove from the airport after landing in the US after two years living as missionaries in France. Suddenly, our latent-consumer kids woke up. “Look, there’s Target! Oh, and Mattress Giant. Mommy, it’s Wal Mart!” […]

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