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Making Up Stories

Pastor Marty Freeman

It’s nobody’s fault. It’s how we are made. We make up stories. Everyday we make up stories. Why? Because we are creatures of reason. We can’t help it. Things need to make sense to us. We need to “fill in

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Unoffendableness

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Unoffendableness I didn’t make up the word “unoffendableness.” I first read the word in a staff meeting at Bethel Life Center many years ago. Our youth pastor asked if he could lead a team-building exercise. Each one of us were

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Me and King David

I am a student of King David. Of course, I am a student of God’s, but King David seemed to have had God’s heart, so emulating the relationship David had with the Father has always been a desire of mine.

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Don’t Push Send

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“Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.” Proverbs 10:19 (NLT) The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.” Exodus 14:14 (NKJV)   I watched with great humor as Coach Herm Edwards was offering

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Christian Unity

I’ve often said that true unity is not getting more people onto your bandwagon.  True unity is getting excited about other people’s bandwagons.  As believers, we should champion not only our own cause, but champion the causes of others.  One

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Seven Hard Earned Lessons About Calling

The following is a re-post from Mark Batterson, posted by permission.  Incredible read! Behind my desk hangs a large photograph of a cow pasture in Alexandria, Minnesota. That’s where I felt called to full-time ministry during a prayer walk when I

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