patience

13 Areas of Your Life God is Building Patience

It’s not a sprint. It’s a marathon. You’ve probably heard someone say that in a meeting or TED Talk somewhere. We identify with sports analogies like these because they teach us a lesson that’s easy to remember. The writer of Hebrews uses a sports analogy when he encouraged readers to...

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Short-term Mission Trip Team Covenant

The one place you can’t wing-it is building a successful short-term mission team. The operative word is team. While people on the team will undoubtedly come from different ethnic, social, and vocational backgrounds, they must function as a single unit with a pre-determined purpose. Each person on the team will...

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Strategy or Theology?

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. –Romans 1:16 This is an interesting verse. Paul writes that he reaches Jews first, then after that, he’ll reach Gentiles...

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