In washing the feet of the disciples, Jesus gave us a powerful example. This isn’t the idea that we should literally go around washing each other’s feet, but rather that even the most humble of tasks are not beneath our station in life because they were not beneath our Lord. When we learn to set…

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In the opening verses of John 13, Jesus washes the feet of His disciples. When he comes to Peter, Peter declares, “You shall never wash my feet!” (v. 8). Jesus responds swiftly by telling Peter that if he does not allow the Savior to wash his feet, then he has no part with Jesus. Peter,…

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Summer got here, and it got here fast. It’s hot outside, and you want iced coffee, but you don’t have any cold brew. What do you do? You’ll need three glasses. With the first glass, add sugar to the empty glass, then brew espresso directly into the sugar or pour a strong, hot, coffee over…

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John 12 brings an end to Jesus’ public ministry before His crucifixion. The last words of His teaching that John records are about the coming judgment. Jesus tells us that we will be judged based on His word. Knowing the standard of judgment helps us prepare for that day. It also tells us what won’t…

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Here are the pertinent facts straight from the FDA: The U.S. food supply remains safe for both people and animals. There is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with transmission of COVID-19 regardless of the status of the worker in a plant. FDA does not anticipate that food products will need to…

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Perhaps even sadder than those who refused to consider the evidence for Christ, are those who Joh speaks of in the next verses. In John 12:42-43 we read of many who did believe in Jesus but refused to follow Him. They did this because they were motivated by fear of what they would lose. They…

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Gregg and I had planned to be in Africa during the month of April. That trip hasn’t happened. Our plans to travel this summer are still very tentative as we continue to monitor the situation both here and abroad. As you might imagine, all of our speaking engagements have been canceled for the foreseeable future.…

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Coffee has long been a staple in our homes and in our culture. To many, it is a necessary part of starting the day but doesn’t go much beyond that. For others it is the caffeine delivery system of choice, but not much more. Yet, coffee is also one of the most complex, labor-intensive beverages…

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It is not uncommon to hear somebody say that if they received a sign from God they would believe, or maybe to wish for a sign from God telling them what they should do. Perhaps you have felt that way yourself, or maybe even feel that way right now. It is interesting to note that…

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Maate John Roben is from the village if Kaleyaleya in the Bundibudgyo district of Uganda. He graduated from Rwenzori School of Preaching when Gregg and I were there at the end of January. While he was with us, he was an excellent student. Upon returning home, Maate John got to work. The week that he…

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