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When Life Gets Too…Overwhelming

How many of you have ever said, "I'm feeling really overwhelmed by ___________"?   We all feel that way from time to time, don't we? Today is part four of the series, "When Life Gets Too...".   So far we've looked at what life looks like when we are overloaded with information, when we are over committed and stretched too thin.  Today we'll explore what it's like when we feel overwhelmed. To … [Read More...]

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When Life Gets Too…Overcommitted (Playing Chicken with the Last Straw)

We are in week three of the series, "When Life Gets Too..." We've all said at one time or other: "I'm too..." (busy, tired, stressed, angry, poor, etc.) "That's just too..." (time consuming, confusing, frustrating, expensive, boring, extravagant, etc.) We all have areas and/or seasons in our lives where we are, or at least feel, too... and in week one we looked at the Apostle Paul's … [Read More...]

When Life Gets Too…Overloaded – TMI

 Last week I introduced the series "When Life Gets Too..."  We've all said at one time or other: "I'm too..." (busy, tired, stressed, angry, poor, etc.) "That's just too..." (time consuming, confusing, frustrating, expensive, boring, extravagant, etc.) We looked at Romans chapter twelve and three things Paul instructed us to focus on in order to orient our minds and hearts toward God when … [Read More...]

When Life Gets Too…

How many of you have heard yourself say at one time or other... "I'm too..." (busy, tired, stressed, angry, poor, etc.) "That's just too..." (time consuming, confusing, frustrating, expensive, boring, extravagant, etc.) The reality that there are things in each of our lives which we classify as "very" or "extreme" (other words for "too") is so universal we give it very little thought when … [Read More...]

Baptism

In recent weeks I’ve had some interesting conversations with a friend and fellow Christian on the topic of baptism. We have some minor (or not, depending on your viewpoint) differences in our understanding of baptism so I thought I'd share my views on the subject today.  I will try to support my views with scripture, but, clearly, the Bible is not totally unambiguous on the subject, so in the end … [Read More...]

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