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  • When God Requires a Radical Step of Faith

    May 13, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    Do you dream of doing great things for God but often think it’s not possible? Do you struggle with feeling good enough? Perhaps you wonder, “Why would God want to use me? I’m just an ordinary person.” I’ve got great news! Throughout history, God has always been carrying out a plan to do great things through ordinary people who assume it could only happen through other, more qualified people.

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  • Do You Know Who Jesus Really Is?

    April 24, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    In the religious world today, many people seem to be asking, who is Jesus? Was he really a man, or just a myth? Was he just a religious guru, or God revealed in the flesh?

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  • When Your World Falls Apart

    April 12, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    As a pastor for over 25 years, I can honestly say that everyone at some point in this life has a broken world experience. Even the people who love God the most aren’t immune. Yet so many Christians think that once they start following Jesus, they will be somehow protected from experiencing severe hardship. They mistakenly think: “Do good things, then good things happen, right?”

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  • How Do We Get the Power for Real Life-Change?

    March 28, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    Do you ever find yourself stuck in sin even though you’re a born-again believer in Jesus Christ? If you can relate, you’re not alone. Many Christians -- even those of us who have walked with Jesus for a long time -- are still battling the same sin year after year.

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  • What's Heaven Really Like?

    March 17, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    Humankind has been fascinated with the concept of Heaven for centuries. In every culture, people have a vivid idea of what they think the afterlife is going to be like. And today, it’s a very hot topic. Just go to any bookstore and you’ll see hundreds of books about Heaven and about people’s experiences in Heaven.

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  • How to Share Your Faith Using Your 'Spiritual Love Language'

    March 07, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    The greatest form of advertisement in the entire world is word of mouth. When we really love someone or something, naturally, we just want to share about it. If we get a new car, a new tablet, or new shoes that we’re excited about, we can’t wait to tell our friends! So why is it, as Christians, we’re not sharing our faith very often?

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  • How to Be an Effective Parent in a Defective World

    February 24, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    Raising children is a challenge in today's world. Pop culture and peers exert a never-ending pressure on kids. Every day they are bombarded with the pressures and influences of drugs, sex, and violence.

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  • What's the Role of a Man in the Home?

    February 10, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    When I was in high school, I began dating a girl. One day, I went over to her house to meet her mother and I immediately noticed a picture of man in uniform. I asked them, “Is that your dad?” My girlfriend nodded. “Is he home right now?” “No,” she replied. “He’s in Vietnam and he’s missing in action. It’s been that way for five years.”

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  • God's Looking for Ordinary People to Do Extraordinary Things

    January 13, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    One of the greatest lines in the entire Bible was a response to a teenage girl. When the angel Gabriel told Mary that she’d be pregnant and give birth to the Son of God, she asked him how that would even be possible because she was a virgin and not yet married. Then the angel responded to her and said: “For nothing will be impossible with God.” (Luke 1:37, NASB)

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  • Understanding God's Grace

    January 04, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    The single most important thing in the Bible is the concept of grace. Yet, as Christians, whether we are new, not so new, or old, we all struggle with grasping the meaning of grace. Even though we may know the definition -- “the free, unmerited favor of God” – our understanding of grace is still nebulous.

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