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A Meditation on Passover

Author: Mason KingCategory: General

As Easter approaches, our Fort Worth Home Groups pastor, Mason King, has written a unique blog post reflecting on Passover. This post is a work of creative writing, different from what we normally share. It is based on Exodus 11-12. We hope you enjoy it.

Five Admirable Traits of an Early Church Marriage

Author: Adam GriffinCategory: General

If you are in an imperfect marriage, take heart; a lot of us other humans are, as well. Not one of us is able to overcome the brokenness in ourselves and in our spouse. It is only at a distance that we can possibly look at someone’s marriage and see pure nuptial bliss. The closer we get to a husband and wife, the more we see how self-centeredness and insecurity impact even the most honest and ...

Where's My Fig Leaf?

Author: Beth BroomCategory: General

I don’t know anyone who likes to be confronted. When I mess up, I mostly hope that nobody notices. And I certainly don’t get excited about sitting down over coffee with a friend who will remind me of what a sinner I am.

My Shelves are Full of Mentors

Author: Kyle WorleyCategory: General

The books on my shelf speak to me. I can hear them whispering. Some of these books have been speaking to me for more than a decade. Our conversations are scribbled in the margins, and we often meet for coffee as I sit in my chair underneath the lamplight. These books answer questions, lead me to prayer, make me laugh and speak truth into my life.

How to Care for Our Missionaries

Author: Richard BrindleyCategory: General, Missions

We tend to assign missionaries very extraordinary reputations—like “Varsity Christians” or “Gospel-centered Special Forces.” But, of course, they are just ordinary people. And while we may think of them solely as missionaries, they are not missionaries first. They are people first; ordinary believers who just happen to be missionaries.

A Digital Doorway to Acts

Author: Kent RabalaisCategory: General

I don’t know if breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but I’m convinced that the time I spend immediately before it impacts my day from start to finish. On a typical day, I make my way into the living room and sit down with an iPad, coffee and my Bible. Then comes the challenge of making the most of that time.

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