Uncomfortable People

Following Jesus isn't a solo activity. When we're brought into the family of God as adopted children, we're brought into a community with our fellow brothers and sisters. But where there's a group of people, there is bound to be discomfort, disagreements, awkward moments, and just plain people who annoy

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Uncomfortable Cross

Following Jesus is an invitation to take up our cross and meet Him at His cross. Taking up our cross isn't optional or comfortable, but it's in the discomfort where we get to see Jesus bring life and restoration.

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Embrace the Discomfort

The Christian life—especially when it comes to being part of a church community—is full of discomfort and awkwardness. After all, Jesus calls us to "deny ourselves, take up our cross, and follow Him." But God uses these challenges to help us know Him better. Instead of searching for our perfect,

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Ridiculous Recovery

We wrap up our look at Elisha with a strange little miracle that might seem really random but in it, we have a reminder that our great big God cares about even the littlest details of our lives.

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Ridiculous Provision

When we find ourselves in places of great need, our tendency is to focus on what we don't have instead of what we do have. In this story from Elisha's life, he helps a widow who was in a seemingly hopeless situation. God asks her to trust Him what what

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Ridiculous Faith

Ridiculous faith trusts in the promises of God regardless of the circumstances - even when it doesn't make sense. In our look at the Old Testament prophet Elisha, we come upon a story where God invited the people to trust in Him to provide what they needed and more. It

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Get Your Call On

The story of Elisha begins with his call to leave his ordinary life and to follow Elijah. He knows God's behind it and so he not only follows Elijah, he gets rid of "plan b" by slaughtering his oxen and burning his plow. We may not be called to be

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Christ is Risen! So What?

Every year, Christians gather to celebrate Jesus' resurrection on Easter. They'll pull out all the stops to make it a special day. But why? What does Jesus' resurrection mean for you - and the rest of the world - today?

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Inaction

Inaction is potentially one of the biggest traps that Christians fall into. The idea of staying in our comfort zone is nice, but our God is not a God of inaction, and our faith doesn't allow room for just sitting still.

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Fear

Fitting in is what most people try to do and the thought of not fitting in is scary! Fear of what others think about us can cause us to compromise on our convictions and hold back on our witness as followers of Jesus. But in Jesus, we have someone who

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