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Kindness: Fueled By Christ

I hung my head as I watched another debate go down on Facebook. You have seen them right? They spring up over theological issues. People standing up for the “name of Christ” and “His Word.” Yet I wonder how their desire to be right with a lack of kindness shows anything about Christ. While technology more »

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Kindness Compels Me…Us

I remember as a child reading a book called “The Giving Tree.” A simple book about a boy and a tree which personified kindness.  The tree showed its love for the boy by sacrificial kindness. At each phase of the boy’s life, the tree gave him something that he asked for. Whatever the tree gave more »

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An Avalanche of Kindness

Does anybody remember the library VHS stickers that said, “BE KIND. REWIND?” I can’t tell you how many minutes I spent staring at those things in my childhood – in the rows of silent plastic-covered films, on the drive to or from the local library. But no matter how long I stared, I couldn’t figure more »

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2 Things You Can Do In Kindness

Be kind… This phrase has become a mantra for Christians and non-Christians alike. We’ve all seen the cute plaques that say something like, “Be kind. You never know what someone is facing.” But what does it actually mean, from a Biblical perspective, to be kind? Don’t lie? Don’t yell? Don’t push one another’s buttons? Don’t more »

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Law, Grace and What Makes Les Miserables

“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” Abraham Lincoln, speech in Washington D.C., 1865 …mercy triumphs over judgment. – James 2:13 In Christianity it seems there is always a struggle between grace and law, between those who are merciful and those who demand strict justice. This balance between judgment and more »

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Kindness In Action

Sitting in the rocking chair praying… Listening to my father in law in the other room singing… Bless the Lord, O my soul O my soul Worship His holy name Sing like never before O my soul I’ll worship Your holy name Sending texts to friends asking for prayer… All the while the sound of more »

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Great Friends

Friends are the people we truly know. We laugh with them, cry with them and we trust them. They know our hurts and see the parts of us that are far from pretty and they stick with us. That’s the kind of friend I’m talking about here. I have a few friends like this and more »

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What Does A Friend Do?

Sitting in a ball, not making eye contact with anyone, only the carpet – it’s safe to say I was a fairly distracted teenager. Debris of the constant construction and deconstruction going on in my mind was showing on the outside. I wasn’t very good at hiding it. I was in a crisis about definitions more »

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Paul’s Friendship

I love to sit down with my friends and talk about what has been going on in our lives. Whether I haven’t seen them in years or I saw them yesterday, our reunion normally goes something like this: hug, small talk a little, dive into all the details of life occurrences since we last saw more »

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3 Tips for Better Friendships

Do you ever wonder whether the reason that we desire genuine friendship so desperately is because we are desperately afraid of loneliness? But if friendship is what we need and desire, why is friendship so difficult? Let me share, as a friend, from John’s Gospel and my friendship with Jesus, some things I have learned. more »

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Transform Student Ministries is the generational equipping arm of Precept Ministries International (PMI). PMI and Transform are dedicated to coming alongside teens, college students, and leaders to establish them in God's Word.

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Transform Student Ministries challenges students to know God and walk obediently. Teaching them to study His Word inductively. Training them to lead others in the power of the Holy Spirit. And providing biblical discipleship through Bible Study materials, conferences, seminars, and camps.