Looking Back

By Stephen W. Hiemstra One of the ironies of life is that we are naturally strangers to ourselves. Our desires, motivations, and purposes lie behind a veil that we dare not pull back for fear of what might lie beyond. This fear cloaks our shadow side in mystery. It also limits our potential, our relationships […]

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The Road Ahead

that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead. (Phil 3:10-11 ESV) By Stephen W. Hiemstra In writing about the movements of the spirit in our lives, I have used […]

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Surprising Priorities

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. (Heb 4:15) By Stephen W. Hiemstra When we accept Christ into our lives, we begin the journey from our natural selves to the person […]

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Living Testimony

“But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled, but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do […]

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