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  • What Ever Happening to Right and Wrong?

    October 08, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    Have you ever wondered whatever happened to right and wrong? I believe the real question behind what is right and what is wrong is: “What is true?” If you can’t define what’s true, then you can’t determine the difference between right and wrong.

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  • Is a Changed Life Really Possible?

    September 19, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s that we all want to change for the better. I don’t know many parents that say, “I really want to strive to be the worst parent,” or couples who say to one another, “Let’s allow our marriage to crumble.” And rarely – if ever – will you hear anyone say, “My resolution this year is to gain a lot of weight and eat as unhealthy as possible!”

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  • How to Find Simplicity in a Complex World

    September 04, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    Bigger … better … faster … more. These four words drive our lives, our schedules, our relationships, and even our souls. This is the world that many of us live in.

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  • The Antidote to Doubt

    August 26, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    Do you struggle with doubt in an area of your life? Maybe you doubt your financial future or the future of our country. Or maybe you’re struggling in your marriage or with a child and you really doubt that God is going to come through for you. Or perhaps you’re struggling in an area of sin or temptation and, deep down, you’re not sure God’s going to give you what you need to overcome it.

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  • The Truth about Sex

    August 11, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    Never in the history of the world has a culture shifted its values concerning sexuality as rapidly or drastically as it has in America in the last 50 years. In the 1950s, only 5 percent of high school girls and 10 percent of high school boys were sexually active. Fast-forward to today and it’s 70 percent of girls and 80 percent of boys.

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  • God's Primary Dream for Your Life

    July 22, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    I remember when my wife and I were expecting our first son together. There were complications with the labor and I was really scared. For 27 hours I had a lot of time to think about all the dreams I had for that little boy. Deep inside I was grieving what I might lose. When he was finally born, I had such a sense of gratitude!

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  • Are You in Step with the Holy Spirit?

    July 12, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    As Christians, how do we know if we’re “in step” with the Holy Spirit? To answer this question, we must first understand the primary goal of the Holy Spirit in our lives. According to Scripture, the Holy Spirit’s primary goal is to make us a lot like Jesus.

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  • Why We Believe the Bible Is God's Word

    June 22, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    When I was 18 years old, I read the Bible for the first time. Shortly after, I came to know Christ and began to spend time in the Bible every day so I could grow spiritually and get connected to Him. I never thought to question the Bible until later in college when I had some people challenge me about the intellectual basis of my faith.

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  • The Secret to Being Content

    June 13, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    Contentment. What does it mean? In America, we’ve been taught to believe that contentment is linked to our accomplishments or constantly getting more. Our basic value is that "more is better." We think, "I’ll be happy when I get married." Or "I’ll be content when I have a second child." Or "…when my marriage is functioning on all four cylinders." Or "…when we remodel the bathroom."

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  • God's Primary Goal for Your Children

    June 02, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    We’re living in an age when it’s becoming more and more challenging to raise mature, godly kids. And with so much competing information out there about how to be a good mom or dad, it can be really confusing. When we finally figure out what we think we’re supposed to be doing as parents, what we come to realize is that we actually don’t know how – much less believe – we can do it.

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