Christian Devotionals

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Jesus Servant Leader

Servant leadership is an approach to leadership where the leader puts the needs of others before their desires and acts as a servant first. Unfortunately, many overlook this idea today, where leadership equates with power and authority. However, Jesus Christ is the ultimate example of true leadership, and His life and teachings demonstrate how important it is to lead with love, compassion, and a servant's heart. With an increasing need for...

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The Power of Forgiveness

The power of forgiveness is difficult to understand, but it is so important in our lives and relationships. People are fallible, and inevitably they will hurt or disappoint us. We need to learn how to forgive others and ourselves if we want to be free from the burden of our own guilt, shame, and resentment. Only through forgiveness can we experience true freedom and joy in life. We've all been in a situation where close friends or family have...

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"Jesus, a Refugee Savior" Christmas Devotional

One of our best-loved Christmas carols is "Away in a Manger." It's a seasonal favorite, especially among little kiddos and their parents. I came across a new Christmas song this year, and it's a riff on "Away in a Manger." It was written in 2016 and is entitled "Away and in Danger." It's a legit song and is self-styled as the "Carol of the Refugee Children." It's a sad song, with lyrics following the meter and tune of "Away in a Manger."...

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Friends are Essential

Healthy friendships are vital because they can provide encouragement, reassurance, and accountability. The support and encouragement from a friend are game changers. Knowing there is someone to go to when you're struggling who will support you through the good and the bad can create a comforting feeling. The words of a good friend are great for us as we read in Proverbs 16:24, "Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and...

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