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The green-eyed monster

“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on.” Shakespeare, ‘Othello’ Shakespeare was right, jealousy is a monster, and it will not only consume you, it will create all kinds … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2016: Memphis Pt. 4

  Bible Club, Urban Farms, and Beale Street; a very good day. We heard that it was supposed to rain today, but in spite of a heavy cloud layer and high winds, the weather stayed dry and reasonably warm. Bible club … Continue reading

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NoonDay Cafe Devo 11.11.15

Mark 6:30-44 is almost always titled for the miracle of Jesus feeding 5,000, but why should that matter to you? Here’s one plausible explanation… Ever feel overwhelmed? Stressed out? Harassed by the demands of school, work, family, friends and life … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Theology

Have you ever really thought about a recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies? They usually call for raw eggs, baking powder, vanilla, sugar, salt, butter and chocolate chips. Together, of course, mixed in the correct portions and cooked at the right … Continue reading

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Is Jesus the Only God?

Sometimes at Common Ground we hear teaching from the BSU Director. Other times we have a guest speaker or video teaching. On October 7, we watched a very well put together video by Mark Driscoll titled “Is Jesus the Only … Continue reading

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Passport to salvation

Too many of us have this idea that what we really need to get into heaven is a Jesus stamp in our spiritual passport. So we spend all kinds of time, money, emotional, mental and physical energy in an effort … Continue reading

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Curb Appeal

Realtors call it curb appeal. It is the desirability created when someone checks out your place for the first time. And in real estate, it’s very important. The value of a property can go up by thousands of dollars just … Continue reading

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Involvement v. Commitment

Involvement versus commitment. What’s the difference between the two?  Pretty simple, really. Think for a moment of a bacon and egg breakfast; the chicken was involved, but the pig was committed.  And we all love bacon, but nobody wants to … Continue reading

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PASSION 2013 reactions

PASSION 2013 was amazing, but the schedule proved much more demanding that anticipated, so, apologies for no ongoing updates there.  We enjoyed being able to connect with Koinonia and CrossQuest for the trip, and praise the Lord we didn’t have … Continue reading

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12 Lessons I learned on Spring Break mission trips

Okay, full disclosure, they weren’t all Spring Break trips. They were all short-term mission trips, where God took me out of my comfort zone to teach me something about myself while I was supposedly making a difference in the world. … Continue reading

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