Successful And Unhappy (How Can It Be?)

In 2015, Business Insider Magazine published an article about Markus Persson, the creator of the wildly successful video game, Minecraft. Persson sold his company for $2.5 billion—establishing him as one of the richest, most successful entrepreneurs in our time. Following the sale, he purchased a mansion for $70 million and spent his days living the […]

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The Jesus And The Devil In Me

Several years ago, our Christ Presbyterian Church staff did a Myers-Briggs related exercise together. Part of the exercise included listing all of the well-known people who share our specific personalities. As an INFJ, I discovered that I share a personality with both Jesus and Gandhi. My first thought was that prior to this exercise, I […]

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There Is Only One Way To Become Better

We cannot muster up love for God’s Word, the Divine Blueprint for being and becoming beautifully and fully human, nor can we sustainably surrender to it, on our own. We need help from beyond ourselves. Before we can come alive as life-giving disciples of Jesus, there must be divine action—a kind that we are unable […]

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Toward “A Better You” in 2022 (An Essential Ingredient)

As we consider things about ourselves that we hope will change for 2022, it is helpful for us to consider our readiness (or lack thereof) to invite into our lives things that Scripture says will lead us TOWARD the direction of change. Specifically, Scripture urges us to consider the value of constructive criticism because sometimes […]

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