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Lead Pastor of Upwards Church: Leander, Jarrell & Taylor, TX

Do Over: Introduction to Romans

Do you ever wish that you could take back something that you said or did?  The apostle Paul shows us in Romans that Christ alone can cancel a person’s past and give us second chances. Jesus offers you the “do … Continue reading

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Experiencing God

Are you in one of life’s storms?  “Into each life some rain must fall” writes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.   For some of us there’s not a cloud on the sky, for some it’s drizzling on us. Others of us – it’s raining. Some of us have been … Continue reading

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A Living Hope – Job 19

Have you ever been crushed by what a friend or family member has said?   Have you ever crushed a loved one with your words?  In today’s scripture Job’s friends have crushed him with their words.  When people are hurting they … Continue reading

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Comforting

Do you find it challenging to know what to say or how to respond to people who have experienced a great loss?  We may mean well, but if we’re not careful we can easily stick our foot in our mouth.  … Continue reading

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