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“According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and someone else is building upon it. Let each one take care how he builds upon it.” 1 Corinthians 3:10 ESV Have you ever felt incapable or under qualified to do what God has called you to do? I’m sure in moments of doubt and weakness, even Paul experienced this. Those moments when fear comes creeping into the back of your mind, and threatens to destroy everything that has been built in your life. What God has called you to do, you…

“He is the one who saved us and called us with a holy calling, not based on our works but on his own purpose and grace, granted to us in Christ Jesus before time began” (II Timothy 1:9, New English Translation). Calling. It’s a small word but it has great meaning. God has a special calling for each of us. Me. You. The sixteen-year-old three pews ahead and the recent retiree across the aisle. Each of us has been called—invited, summonsed, bidden—to fill a specific place in the body of Christ. But it is not up to us to determine…

“The apostles said to the Lord, “Show us how to increase our faith.” Luke 17:5 A few weeks ago at our ladies conference one of the session speakers spoke to us about going deeper. She read a poem titled “Disturb us, Lord” and explained to us the impacts of praying such a prayer. I was hesitant because I knew that asking to be disturbed would not be easy and it wasn’t something I took lightly. I thought I was prepared for what was to come, but I truly wasn’t. You see, when something is disturbed it becomes unsettled, and when…