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Producing Good Fruit

No matter how hard we try, we cannot produce fruit ourselves. We can seek to do all sorts of awesome and mighty works, and yet at the end of the day it is empty without the Holy Spirit working in and through us while carrying out the work. In our modern society where workaholics are… Continue reading Producing Good Fruit

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Reorganize Yourself In The Wilderness

We all have those days where we seem to be in a great fog that covers our thought process that hinders our every move. Some times this fog doesn't just hinder a particular day, but rather an entire continuum of days that results in confusion in the direction we are wanting to go in life.… Continue reading Reorganize Yourself In The Wilderness

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Barriers of Hatred

Hatred has never been so prevalent in our society as it is today. Every which way we turn we witness the toxicity of hatred being forced down the throats of victims that most often do not know what they did wrong, if they even did anything wrong at all. We see this toxicity dividing families,… Continue reading Barriers of Hatred

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The Potential of Chaos

Too many people are paralyzed by fear. Whether it is fear of change or that of failure, the foundation of their life rest upon the fear of the unknown. Those who have let go of the fear are those that dream dreams and embark on the journey into the unknown set before them. They enter… Continue reading The Potential of Chaos

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Growth Is A Byproduct

Growth is a byproduct of time and experience, not of normality, but of that which is unknown. Only by stepping into the realm of chaos with the desire to create order do we find growth. During the encounter with chaos, we only witness the chaotic state of being. As time progresses and order begins to… Continue reading Growth Is A Byproduct

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The Denial of Ego

One of the primary things that hinders us the most from growing in Christ and connecting with others is that of pride. The more egocentric we become, the greater the gap between ourselves and Christ, and ultimately others grows. Jesus spoke of this very problem several times within scripture while providing the solution, “Deny yourself,… Continue reading The Denial of Ego

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Pride Leads To Spiritual Decay

One of the most significant problems facing the Christian life today is that of pride. This stigma is something that, not only hinders connecting with others, but that ultimately puts a barrier between us and God as well as our growth in Him. In order to connect and grow, one must be vulnerable and open… Continue reading Pride Leads To Spiritual Decay

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Times In The Wilderness

We all go through times in the wilderness where chaos abounds and the way seems unclear, but during these wilderness experiences we can find growth and renewal that ultimately leads us to the forest of possibilities that lie ahead. Don’t give up, keep trekking until you find your forest. -Michael Thacker

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Living A Meaningful Life

In an age where vanity occupies our minds and time all while we search diligently for meaning and purpose within them, and yet end up empty handed. Where is meaning? What is meaning? How does one go about finding meaning in life? It is initially found within Jesus Christ, and from there we can witness… Continue reading Living A Meaningful Life

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Creating Ripples In The Pond of Society and Culture

There is a great need for transformation in society and culture today, a renewal towards the good for all people that can only be found in Jesus Christ. We see many different groups pushing social reforms driven by their own self-made ideologies that they desire to force onto other people. Behind these ideologues is the… Continue reading Creating Ripples In The Pond of Society and Culture