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The thing that distinguishes an artist is the ability to appreciate the potential for beauty in things usually overlooked or discarded. This quirky piece of art sits along Interstate 5 south of Stockton. On a cloudy January day it was strangely beautiful standing in relief against the wintery yellow field and a foggy shroud of […]



You’ll Never Be Comfortable Straddling The Fence

Christianity is one of the things we can never be successful at without commitment. Half measures will leave us miserable. Like straddling a fence, we’ll never really be comfortable. Constantly shifting from side to side, never ‘in it all the way’ on either one. Like the old saying, too much of Jesus to be happy […]



How Do You Measure Your Own Spiritual Growth?

How do you know you’re growing spiritually? As Christians we attend church, read our Bibles, maybe go to a mid-week service or Home Bible Study, but how can we actually tell that we are growing in Christ and becoming more mature as believers? Our experience is described as a race. Do you ever wonder where […]



The Tears Come First When God Works in Us

God is always at work in our hearts. He never slumbers or sleeps and He is constantly engaged in the work of making us more like Jesus. But God never wastes His efforts. There’s a purpose behind everything He does and allows. Even when it brings us to tears. The tears might come first, but […]


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