Denial – Part 2

How Do I Identity Unmet Needs in My Life? Many times, our felt needs are far from actual needs.  We need the guidance of the Holy Spirit to show us the difference.  Let’s explore some of the areas where we are prone to experience wounding or brokenness caused by the neglect of legitimate needs: Genuine […]

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Denial – Part 1

Introduction The definition of denial is: “Refusal to admit the truth or reality of something; typically motivated by self-protection.” The lies of our past blind us to things that really do exist, while at the same time causing us to see things that aren’t there. The most difficult thing about recovery is seeing things as […]

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Inside-Out – Part 1

If we could look at my personal journey with Christ from a 30,000-foot view, we would see a handful of impactful moments when God moved my soul and spirit to a higher place.  Studying Inside Out was one of those times.  Come with me as I recapture some of the important elements from his teaching […]

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Authentic Faith In Jesus

“Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see” (Hebrews 11:1 NLT). Our decision to no longer live our lives as a continual expression of our past, and to fully let go and trust God with our future, demands what the Bible refers to as faith. […]

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The Desperate In-Between

As God moves us from the brokenness of our past to a future filled with His wholeness and purpose, we will unquestionably experience times of uncertainty, anxiousness, and fear.  Gifted author Lysa TerQuerst, in her amazing book entitled Uninvited, describes this season as “moving through the desperate in-between.”  Look at this incredible excerpt from Lysa’s […]

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Making The Turn

I’ve sometimes felt that my journey of transformation has been like trying to turn the Titanic.  Very intentional.  Yet slow and methodical.  More than three decades in fact. The beauty of being transformed by Christ into the likeness of Christ is that it’s all about the journey.  There’s really not a destination – at least […]

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