Category Archives: Discipleship

Why Am I Getting My Certification in Biblical Counseling?

The Lord has led me to get my Certification in Biblical Counseling.  As you know I have been a pastor for many years and I’ve received training in the Bible, Theology, Greek, Christian Education, Preaching, Pastoral Ministry, Creationism, Apologetics, and … Continue reading

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It’s All About Christ

The Gospel-centered life is all about deliverance from sin by Christ, development in Christ, and delighting in Christ. The goal of our Christian growth is getting to know Christ, becoming more like Christ, and being used by Christ.   But when … Continue reading

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No Middle Ground

By:  Pastor Douglas Graham Matthew 12:28-30 says, “If I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come to you.  How can someone enter a strong man’s house and steal his possessions unless he … Continue reading

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No fear, except for the fear of God!

Matthew 10:27-28 says, “What you hear in a whisper, proclaim on the housetops.  Don’t fear those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul; rather, fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body … Continue reading

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When Christ is my life!

When Christ is my life, it’s because I must be holy, but I’m not holy nor can I make myself holy, BUT He is holy! When Christ is my life, then I know that to be better does not come … Continue reading

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Do you have an evil heart?

  As you know on July 20, 2012 James Holmes killed 12 people in a theater in Aurora, Colorado and injured many others.  From our view point James Holmes is an evil man, and he is, but does that mean … Continue reading

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Why do I have these problems when Jesus promised me peace?

Easter is approaching and Easter means life, it means hope, it means peace, so why do I have these problems?  Put yourself in the disciple’s shoes for a moment. They have spent three years with Jesus and they saw miracle … Continue reading

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