Marriage is Hard Work

I have been praying for couples at CBC. Marriage is hard work. Like a wet stone, God has used marriage to grind away burrs of sin and fear and hone my passion for truth and intimacy. There may be nothing else in my life that has unearthed my own selfishness...

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Peace

Anxiety. Despair. Discouragement. Disillusionment. They tend to set our emotions in motion and consume our thoughts. These descriptive words tend to worm their way into our daily lives. In a well-known passage in Philippians, Paul penned the pattern for relief. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication...

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Are you joyful?

Christians today are characterized as joyful, right? Not so fast! According to a Pew Research Center report in 2019 only 36% of the “actively religious” describe themselves as very happy. That is at least higher than the 25% of inactively religious that claim to be very happy, right? I have no idea...

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Turn to Jesus

Our world is in a lamentable state. We live with evidence of things-not-right in our own private worlds. We experience difficult life situations which turn us upside down. Many of us suffer with the injustices we see around the globe. Hearts are overwhelmed when people dwell on the regrets of...

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