One of life’s biggest issues is wanting to feel like part of a special group. At a recent gathering, we were among our extended family’s teenagers. We could see teenage…

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Christian Living

I belong to a secret society. It’s so secret that the members are generally known only to one anther. It’s not that the organization itself is unknown. It’s just that,…

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Christian Living

Do you ever wake up on Sunday morning, hit the alarm and resent having to get up on your day off? And have you ever noticed that when it comes…

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Christian Living

Why aren’t the lives of some Christians visibly different from those of non-Christians? Now that raises an interesting question: Are there legitimate reasons why those of us who call ourselves…

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Christian Living

Jesus says we are to “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” But when I try to be perfect, I do something, and redo it, and …. My…

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Christian Living

Non-Christians seem to have a clear picture of how Christians should behave. We don’t need to tell them that our actions don’t measure up. “You hypocrites,” they say when Christians…

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“Present your body, a living sacrifice, a holy offering unto our God. Do not conform to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind in Jesus, that…

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Some days, it’s hard to live a Christian life. Other days, it isn’t hard – it’s impossible…. Why isn’t life easier for us and for those we are called to…

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The Barnabas Institute, a “Ministry of Encouragement,” is taking on a new aspect today by using this blog to support and encourage those who want to live a Christian life.…

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