Christianspolitics
God
Joshua Jarvis

How Should Christians Respond To Politics

Elections can sometimes bring the worst out in people. As Christians we’re called to love and not hate, but how can we do this effectively in this divisive climate? This issue is beyond whether you agree with a candidates politics.  If you’re this upset about the election that it’s causing you to lash out against your “friends” then maybe it’s time to check your heart. Let’s dive in.

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Wisdomforagraduate
Family
Joshua Jarvis

Wisdom For Graduates

What do you say to a graduate other than I’m proud of you? Here are 6 pieces of wisdom for graduates straight from the Bible and the “school of life.”

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God
Joshua Jarvis

Psalm 27: God’s Embrace

I’m like a young child that thinks they know everything but really have no idea.  This psalm of David reminds me that what I need to do is slow down and patiently wait for God’s embrace.

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Allweneedisjesus
God
Joshua Jarvis

Is Jesus All We Need?

Is Jesus all we need or does the world actually need more than Jesus? The answer is yes. In order to answer the question, we’ll look at how Jesus fulfills our needs through the classic psychology theory of American psychologist Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and compare that to scripture.

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Marriagecovenant
Family
Joshua Jarvis

Why The Marriage Covenant Is So Important

The marriage covenant is often misunderstood or overlooked. However, it could be the most powerful concept in the Bible if properly understood. Once grasped, the language of marriage is easy to see throughout the Bible and is most prevalent in the words of Jesus.

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Leadersresponsetoracism
God
Joshua Jarvis

A Leader’s Response To Racism

What do you do as a Christian leader when the problem is so big that you don’t do anything at all to stop it? God’s not called us to stop it, He’s called us to move so that He can do the work. It’s the practical nature of that move that I want to talk about today.

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God
Joshua Jarvis

What’s the difference between a covenant and a contract

The word covenant means more than you think it does. Although there are similarities between a contract and a covenant they are nothing alike. One says, “I will,” vs, “If you.” One says, “I Promise,” vs, “You agree.” One is forever and the other limited by time and easily terminated.

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Healthefatherwound
God
Joshua Jarvis

How To Heal The Father Wound

Father wounds cause us to have a distorted view of our heavenly Father.  We tend to view our Heavenly Father through the lens created by our earthly father.  Healing that wound is the first step toward truly understanding and receiving His love.

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Howtoovercomethoughts
God
Joshua Jarvis

7 Ways To Fight And Overcome Negative Thoughts

Whether we’ve been affected by the virus, hornets, storms or earthquakes or not, the constant barrage of information and propaganda is draining our mental batteries.  However, these experiences aren’t new, and the Bible gives us some clear instructions on how to fight and overcome negative thoughts.

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