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Do Lyrics Really Matter?

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I used to hate coffee. My mom drank it when I was growing up. My grandparents would drink a cup after dinner. I never understood why anyone would enjoy such a bitter drink. But now, I rarely go a day without a cup. And I have even had a cup after dinner a few times… Funny how we change. As I am writing this, I am now craving a delicious cup from Dwell Coffee & Biscuits in Fort Worth. If you haven’t been yet, you need to. But I digress. Do you know what I think goes well with...

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Posted by Matt Bowen

Lessons from the Old Testament

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I’ve been reading the Old Testament recently, specifically stories about the kings in Israel and Judah after the kingdom divided. So many kings did not follow the Lord their God. Many embraced other gods, allowing and even empowering the people to fall away from following God. Often when I read these stories they start sounding like a broken record to me. Over and over I read words like, “King So-and-so did evil in the eyes of the Lord, as his father So-and-so had done. He walked...

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Posted by Kathy Raines

Stepping into Purpose

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I recently read a story by the author Bob Goff. In it he details his purchase of a painting titled “The Puppeteer.” According to the story, this painting was not cheap – it was the kind of painting you find in an art gallery or held behind lock-and-key. When he finally saved enough money to buy the painting, he went in to the gallery and made his purchase. To his surprise, the gallery gave him two pieces: the painting itself and a very good replica of the painting. He...

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Posted by Jason Simon with 2 Comments

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