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How To Use the Kairos Journal

The Daily Kairos Journal was born out of a deep acknowledgment that without carving out and cultivating a deep and intimate set-aside time with God, everything else in life not only would not last but would undoubtedly fall apart. We realized that we longed for intimacy and closeness with God, but rarely had the time to seek His face.  Like many of you, we saw how easy it is to get caught up in the current of life. A thousand things demand our attention from sun-up to sun-down and every moment in between. Finally, we decided enough was enough. And so, we set out to create a daily habit of meeting with God. And in that process, we created the...

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Why Should We Practice Sabbath?

Sabbath, as defined by the Oxford Dictionary, is “a day of religious observance and abstinence from work, kept by Jewish people from Friday evening to Saturday evening, and by most Christians on Sunday.”  So, why is it so important that we keep, honor, and practice Sabbath?  In order to properly answer and address this question, we must go back to the Old Testament.  1. God set the precedent for Sabbath rest One of the very first things we read when we open up the Hebrew Bible is God resting from his work after Creation.  “On the seventh day God had completed his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he...

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Your Mind is a Control Tower

At the gym one day I heard these words ring through my head:  “Your mind is the control tower - it’s where battles are fought - it’s where life happens.” I immediately thought, “God, is that you?” Nope. It was Dr. Charles Stanley. He was on one of the TV’s preaching a sermon that would profoundly impact me from that day forward.  “Your mind is where battles are fought and where life happens and it is Jesus who gives us the power to think RIGHT!” These words pulled me right out of an intense, HIIT workout and made me forget all about only resting for 30 seconds. I knew what he was saying would help strengthen a muscle I had...

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5 Simple Steps to Spending More Time with God

As believers, we know how important it is to spend time with God. In fact, most of us would probably say that our relationship with Him is a top priority in our life. But how does that look on a day-to-day basis? It's easy to say God is a priority - it's a whole different thing to live it out.  Have you ever found yourself thinking, “I really need to spend more time with God” but can never seem to find it? Or maybe you have a strong morning routine and a great devotional, but you find yourself slipping right into the busyness of your day, forgetting to be present with God except for those sacred morning mornings. Or maybe you're...

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