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Have you thought about the long term effects of your decisions? Please watch this 4 minute video from the lead singer of Casting Crowns.

The good news is our lives, our marriages and our friendships can be rebuilt through repentance, forgiveness and grace. What will you decide today.

Here is the music video for the Casting Crowns song Slow Fade.

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