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Worldly Works: Fits of Anger

Many of us have experienced that moment when, while shopping at the local grocery store, we hear a sudden scream accompanied by large amounts of crying. As the intensity of the scream echoes throughout the store, we might push our cart around the corner to discover a red-faced, tear-soaked toddler sitting on the floor and pounding it with their fist. We may even comment to someone nearby, “Somebody is throwing a fit!” While we rightfully view these “temper tantrums” as…

A Psalm for Your Calm: Psalm 5

I remember someone once asking me, “What if a prayer I offer to God conflicts with a prayer someone else is offering? I mean, what if answering my prayer will mean not answering another person’s prayer? What then?” I think that’s an excellent, interesting question—and one I won’t pretend to know the answer to. I do know that, whichever prayer conforms most fully to the will and purpose of God, will be the one that he grants (1 John 5:14).…

2018 Theme: Know the Message, Accept the Mission

What is Christianity all about? What does a disciple of Jesus look like in 2018? What does God desire for the Dripping Springs Church of Christ this year? As the leadership asked these questions, two things became apparent: we need to know what we believe, and we need to know how to share it with others. That is, we need to know the message of God and accept the mission of God. Why is this so important and how do…