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by Jeff Gipe - 2 months ago

"Contented: In All Things Peace"

"A lot of people are asking, 'Is this all there is? Is this it?' Like a drug, the benefits of power and money are transient, and one always needs another fix. Until a person can step out of this paradigm, happiness will remain elusive." - Dr. Robert Hedaya Today's news is an endless stream of the popular, powerful, or prosperous, going through divorce, addiction, and worst of all, suicide. Yet most people...

by Jeff Gipe - 11 months ago

Keep It Simple, Saint!

I was recently blessed to be part of a pertinent discussion with a group of loving, caring, well-educated young pastors. We talked about some of the difficult issues facing the church today. Our culture is increasingly complicated, squeezing out God for the sake of other agendas. As I listened to these men share their concerns and their hearts, the reality of this burden weighed on me like a ton of bricks. ...

by Jeff Gipe - 1 year ago

Praise is Easy. Worship is Not: The Magis' Example of True Worship

There is no doubt 2017 will go down as one of the most politically charged years in history. A concerning observation is the number of Christians worried and worked up over politics. It begs the question, whom or what are they worshiping? As I pondered this issue, the wise men came to mind. Nearly two years had passed since Jesus was born, and Herod the Great was in power. Herod was a political tyrant. He i...