Sticky Labels

There are labels that were stuck on me a long time ago. Labels that demean and tell me I’m not good enough. Some were put there decades ago with some pretty good adhesive that makes them hard to remove. I tug at them, reading their hurtful words, trying to peel them off. The ones I […]

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You Are Uniquely Crafted

Ephesians 2:10 tells us, “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them (NASB).” It is a reminder that we are created by God; we are His workmanship. We are uniquely crafted by God for His purposes. He desires for us […]

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Faith and Endless Possibilities

I gazed at the stars above and was awed by the infinite number that speckled the dark sky. Dots of hope in the deep blackness that surrounded me. I was standing in the wilderness, during a remote camping trip, where no light pollution dimmed the amazing view above. It gave me new perspective on Genesis […]

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Once Upon a Time There Was a Blog

It’s been eleven years since I started this blog. I think there’s a lesson in its history. When I first launched 140 Character Christian in 2010, I didn’t know anything about blogging. What I did know was writing. Most of my career was spent writing advertising, literature and articles. Yet I didn’t quite know what […]

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Seeking Truth

Pontius Pilot once asked Jesus, “What is truth?” It is a question that has continued to be asked through the ages. When it comes to the truth about Jesus, what is your response? When you hear about the amazing things God has done in the lives of people, how Christ Jesus has transformed lives, do […]

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Creating Sabbath Rest

Junkyards across the country. Attics littered with forgotten treasures. Storage sheds filled with things once worshiped. Humanity continues to create new things to replace the old; new and innovative things today that add to the trash heap of tomorrow; new things that can become new idols to worship. This has been a part of human […]

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Humbled by Pain

Thorns under our skin can come in all sorts of things that cause us constant pain. It could be people who berate you; the tragic loss of a loved one; or chronic illness.

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