Life For Leaders

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Workday Prayers: Two Sides of Remembering

Sometimes when we remember God’s blessing in the past, we might wonder why God isn’t blessing us now in the ways we desire.

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Reason to Celebrate

In response to some religious elites who showed little concern for those who were spiritually lost, Jesus tells the story of a shepherd who leaves his large flock to seek one lost sheep.

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The Scandalous Welcome of Jesus

Are we open to imitating the scandalous welcome of Jesus?

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How Tasty Are You?

Jesus calls his disciples to be salt, tasty salt.

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The Cost of Discipleship

Jesus said that “whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:27).

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Christ and the Rich Young Ruler, Heinrich Hofmann

Hold to Christ

Throwing ourselves on God’s grace in the way that Jesus asks requires trust.

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Jesus Knows Our Every Weakness

Our hearts are seen by the Word, our sin exposed, our entire being known.

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Workday Prayers: Offer Your Work as a Gift to God

One of the gifts we can offer the Lord is our daily work.

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Growing in Love for Jesus

The more we know the love of Jesus for us, the more we will be able to love him more with our heart, soul, mind, and strength.

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Should We Hate Our Families?

What does Jesus mean by hating those we love most in the world?

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Favoring People Who Cannot Return the Favor, Part 2

Jesus calls us to be generous to those who cannot be generous to us.

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Favoring People Who Cannot Return the Favor

Jesus exhorts us not to be motivated by self-interest in how we treat others.

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