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Is the wilderness God’s punishment?

We are guaranteed to walk through the wilderness, so it God’s punishment? Spoiler alert! It’s not, and you can prepare for it! Here are two steps to take.

The unsexy truth about working out is it is hard. The same is true about Christianity: obedience is required

Obedience: The Unsexy Power Generator

The unsexy truth about Christianity is obedience. Obedience is what generates power in my life that changes the world for good.

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Jacob: Say goodbye, Say hello

Covenant sees your past, understands your present , but looks forward to your future (pain and all). Most importantly, it means, God is in it.

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Joseph: better over bitter

I have agency over my feelings about God, myself and others. I can choose to be angry and bitter, or I can choose to believe God is doing something better.

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Judah: A 180 degree change

the narrative shows Joseph and Judah’s lives paralleled. Just as Joseph was physically enslaved and imprisoned, Judah was emotionally and spiritually enslaved and imprisoned. As Joseph is finding freedom physically, so is Judah spiritually. As Joseph is working to save his family, so is Judah. As Joseph is finding redemption, so is Judah.

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Judah: It’s you and me.

It’s never too late for the unrighteous to become righteous – no matter what evil you’ve done. There is always the opportunity for redemption. Sometimes it’s just a long road there.

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Joseph: Skills to Pay the Bills

Somehow, even in his early years, Joseph recognized the importance of the presence of God and learning new skills. Those 15 years weren’t lost but an opportunity for development.

God creates something from nothing

From Nothing to Something

Close your eyes… No seriously, participate in this little action with me. You can’t close your eyes (and still read this) but imagine nothing. Okay, I know that’s hard, but as best you can imagine empty space, no creation, vast blankness. Now to this empty space, add a light (someplace, somewhere, somehow). Now add a […]

Jimmy Superfly Snuka

How to Grow from Your Word of the Year

Word of the Year | Resolution on Steroids Last week, one of the stars of professional wrestling from the 1980’s passed away. Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka died from complications of cancer and dementia. He was a wrestler I remember well (as that was my heyday of wrestling memories). Yet, the one thought I was struck with as […]

Bold on Andy Bondurant.com - cause, courage, commitment

BOLD | Cause. Courage. Commitment.

BOLD in 3 Steps BOLD takes 3 things: Cause. Courage. Commitment. Cause No one is bold for bold sake. We are bold for a reason. We are bold because there is something greater on the line. The very first step to being BOLD is discovering why. What is on the line for you? What is your why? Your […]