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While It Was Still Dark

While It Was Still Dark

Apr 18 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 2 Comments

With our Easter celebrations fresh in our minds, I’m inspired to pen an encouraging response to those who find themselves in a dark season. There is certainly little that is more poignant than making the connection between Jesus’ suffering and ...

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The Great Heart Exchange

The Great Heart Exchange

Apr 11 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 0 Comments

There is so much confusion in our day over the idea of grace and holiness. Over the issues of what God expects from people in terms of obedience and righteousness. Over the difference of the expectations concerning the old and new covenant.

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Religion Is Not Bad

Religion Is Not Bad

Apr 4 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 1 Comment

By now you may be on to my tactics. You most certainly have recognized that I enjoy taking things we think we know and turning them on their head. But don’t get to out of sorts. This isn’t one of those blogs where the writer ...

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Seeker Friendly Church Done Right

Seeker Friendly Church Done Right

Mar 28 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 2 Comments

I may be a little late to the party on discussing the seeker friendly church model, but I recently had a very profound revelation from the Spirit.

I believe every church should be seeker friendly.

Now, before ...

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Lord Of The Promise

Lord Of The Promise

Mar 14 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 2 Comments

Here’s the big question. Who is Lord of the promise? Me or God?

Wait for it…

OK so this is a bigger issue than we think. There are over 8,000 promises in the Bible, and the question is, who is responsible to make them ...

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Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

Mar 7 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 2 Comments

I don’t enjoy movies with sad endings. In fact, the only thing worse than a movie with a sad ending is one with an unresolved ending. Seriously. For me, it feels like two hours wasted. Why sit in a comfy theater watching someone else’s life ...

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Free Fall

Free Fall

Feb 28 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 2 Comments

It all starts with one big push. Out you come like a cannonball, flying into the unknown. The chill blasts your face like none other. You are utterly alone. Even with people cheering you on. Turning. Spinning. Eyes watering. You gasp. The ...

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Suffering—Refined Like Silver (part 2)

Suffering—Refined Like Silver (part 2)

Feb 21 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 0 Comments

We know that every good and perfect gift comes from our Heavenly Father and that he loves to give good gifts to those who ask, but can you imagine the dilemma he faces in deciding how and when to give these gifts? He undoubtedly ...

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Love God. Love People.

Love God. Love People.

Feb 7 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 1 Comment

I honestly don’t remember where I first heard it, but it was probably some church’s magnificent catchphrase. Love God. Love people.

I’m not a big Christian cliché fan, but I am a big “sum it up and simplify it,” guy. When it ...

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Suffering—The Best Thing That’s Ever Happened To Me (part 1)

Suffering—The Best Thing That’s Ever Happened To Me (part 1)

Jan 31 , 2017 | Posted by: Jeff Deyo | 1 Comment

We’ve all sat listening to a friend or loved one detail a story of a tragic circumstance from their life. Possibly the loss of a child. Or the fracturing of a cherished relationship. Maybe the struggle of being jobless for weeks or months. Or the ...

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