Steve’s Devotional – The Cost of Getting Over Your Fear

Steve’s Devotional – The Cost of Getting Over Your Fear

Steve Brown Steve Brown
Monday January 7, 2019

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When you get right down to it, most people are not as interested in freedom as they are in security. Given the clear option between freedom (with its attendant responsibility and problems) and dictatorship (with its attendant structure and limits), most people pick dictatorship every time. Why? Because we want to be secure and safe, not free and responsible.

Steve’s Devotional - Waiting in the Dark

Steve’s Devotional - Waiting in the Dark

Steve Brown Steve Brown
Monday December 17, 2018

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Are you waiting in the darkness? Stuck in the between time, it’s easy for us to get discouraged, frustrated and impatient. But God made a promise…and he always keeps his promises. Jesus will come back to clean up the mess. We will see him. And it will be enough, more than enough.

Steve’s Devotional - How to be Christmas to the World

Steve’s Devotional - How to be Christmas to the World

Steve Brown Steve Brown
Monday December 3, 2018

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As you may know, most of my life I’ve been a Scrooge about Christmas. While I still sometimes struggle with that, I’m a lot better. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because I’m growing in Christ, maybe Anna’s Christmas spirit is transforming me or it could be that I’m no longer a pastor with all the work a pastor has to do at Christmas.

Steve’s Devotional - Don’t Block the Light

Steve’s Devotional - Don’t Block the Light

Steve Brown Steve Brown
Monday November 26, 2018

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I suspect that, if the innkeeper had known the whole story, he would have made room in his inn. If he was savvy in marketing, he could have made a buck or two on it. If he really knew, he could have created a “Jesus Suite” and advertised it in the newspapers…maybe even put up a bronze plaque that read: “Jesus was born here.”