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How a Marred Image of the Father Impacts Families

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“There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” (Ephesians 4:4-6) “For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on […]

Is it reasonable to believe in the resurrection of Jesus?

As we celebrate Holy Week leading up to Easter, there is no better time to delve deeper into the death and resurrection of Christ. My dad, Bryan, and I have been working on co-writing our next book that is purely focused on apologetics (defending the faith).  In 1 Peter 3:15, Peter tells us, “But in […]

The Gospel of the Kingdom of God (Part 1)

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From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” Matthew 4:17 Have you ever wondered what the gospel is and why it matters? The word “gospel” comes from two old English words, “god” (meaning good) and “spel” (meaning news or story). The god-spel, or gospel as we […]

5 Ways to Cultivate Intimacy With Christ During the Holidays

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By The M46 Team Remembering Jesus is something that’s important for every season of our lives. However, God made the natural world operate with distinct seasons and He loves the changes that come with different weather patterns and landscape alterations. The season of Christmas is a time to remember Jesus in deeply meaningful ways.  Although […]

Dying to Live: A Fresh Perspective on Suffering

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A close friend of mine, Charles Zimmerman, had some very deep comments on how my daughter Bryn’s book Dying to Live: Experiencing God’s Redemptive Power In the Midst of Tragedy changed His perspective on pain and suffering, bolstering His faith and trust in God for whatever may come his way.  My daughter’s life was marked […]

Dying to Live: No Compromise

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When Abbe and Bryn were struggling with addiction, I was spending $40,000 per month on various rehab centers doing whatever I could to get them help and keep them safe. For a period of time, it worked. However, whenever they came back to the real world, they would fall back into their destructive lifestyles because […]

A Father’s Blessing – Part 1

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The Bible is a testament to the goodness of God and declares over and over how vast His love is for His children. Jesus won the victory over sin and death, and He reigns supreme. As sons and daughters, we get to appropriate His victory into every area of our lives and follow the ancient […]

Setting the Stage: My Life as a Father

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He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children, and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and strike the land with total destruction. Malachi 4:6 NIV Living far from the promises of Malachi 4:6 – Setting the Stage Just a few short years ago, my heart was not […]