It would not be an exaggeration to say that for the whole of human history, mankind’s activities have centered around sleep.
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Sorted by 'Jared Musgrove'
Despite the fact that we sit under outstanding preaching each week at The Village, our lead teaching pastor reminds us consistently that the monthly prayer meeting is the most important time in the life of our church. But what makes this statement true? How can a prayer meeting be more important than preaching?
We are a church that is saying goodbye with much more frequency. To some good brothers and sisters. It’s never easy. Especially when you are seeing godly people in your life go. Some of us are better at goodbyes than others. Some are quick to say goodbye. Rip off the Band-Aid. Fare thee well. That’s life.
Heaven is counting on you / Run with a heart that is true / Carry the cross, reaching the lost / Heaven is counting on you.
Some of you know the feeling. You walk into the crowded room. You feel the suffocating social expectation to make small talk, but you want some time to size up the situation. So you hang to the perimeter and try to find one person who may also be hanging back or who may actually want to talk past the two-minute mark.
This summer marks 75 years of Superman. The character was created by two Jewish teenagers, Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster, in the mid-1930s as a synthesis of all the stories, hopes and archetypes they cherished growing up. Many of which stemmed from the Old Testament. This Judeo/Christian worldview is in the character’s DNA. That’s why it’s seemingly impossible to stray far from biblical ...
Something shifted within me three years ago. My heart was moved in entirely new and different ways upon the birth of my son. Truth be told, I’m more easily emotional than I used to be. I now have to steel myself to prevent weepiness at the stop light when Crosby, Stills and Nash’s “Teach Your Children” comes on the radio. Those other drivers just wouldn’t understand.
If you've been a believer for any amount of time, you're familiar with the feeling. It's like you’re...off. Foggy. You're not connecting with God, even after you've asked Him to search your heart and reveal to you any unconfessed or secret sin. You are praying your guts out. You read the Scriptures hoping to feel real again. Your relationships are going well, but you feel distant from ...