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Philippians 4:4-7 Devotional

Philippians 4:4-7. Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious...

1 Corinthians 7: Is It Better To Marry?

At some point for young adults, usually between your late teens and early twenties, 1 Corinthians 7:9 goes from being a verse shared in jest to one quoted with sincerity—even...

Philippians 4:1-3 Devotional

Philippians 4:1-3. Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends! 2 I...

Your Personality Type Should Not Determine Who You Become

People are frequently surprised when they learn that - according to Myers-Briggs - I am an extrovert, while my wife is an introvert. This is because in larger groups, or...

Philippians 3:17-21 Devotional

Philippians 3:17-21. Join together in following my example, brothers and sisters, and just as you have us as a model, keep your eyes on those who live as we do....

Fridays with Fred: On Being Woke

As I write this post it is two weeks since the murder of George Floyd. But it is very possible that you are reading it months, even years, after that...

Philippians 3:15-16 Devotional

Philippians 3:15-16. All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear...

Philippians 3:12-14 Devotional

Philippians 3:12-14. Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus...

Kings and Christian Leadership: Sin Brings Forth Death

This post will serve as the final installation in my series on the Old Testament book of Kings. The purpose throughout has been to apply King’s theology of leadership to...