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What To Do When Your Friend is Grieving

The loss of a loved one is an event for which we can never be prepared. Regardless of the timeline, or circumstances surrounding the passing of someone we care deeply for, the process of grief is both common and unique. In so many ways, our grief will walk us through a variety of stages that […]

The Devil whispered in my ear

You Really Don’t Want to Be the Storm

The Devil whispered in my ear, “You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm.” Today I whispered in the Devil’s ear, “I am the storm.” -Unknown What about the days, when you’re just not? When you are really weak and you cant try anymore? What about the times when the storm rages against you and […]

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More Than A Game

To be honest, I have not always been a sports fan, and I realize that this can put me at odds with some who read this, but its true. Sure I’ve enjoyed playing and watching sporting events my whole life, but I haven’t always been willing to follow one particular team over another. However, several […]

Christian Discipleship

Follow Me As I Follow Christ

As the Apostle Paul was writing to the church in Corinth, he told them to follow him as he followed Christ. This is not a verse that is veiled in interpretation, it is a straight-forward command that encourages a group of young believers to follow their primary teacher. Even though there is no way for […]

Downsize Me

My wife and I recently made the decision to list our home on the market. We have lived in this home for almost 5 years, but with her being pregnant with their second child, we have begun to think more about the investment we are making in our children. It wasn’t that long ago when […]

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Why the Church Should Be Outraged by Hate Crimes

A hate crime (also known as a bias-motivated crime) is a prejudice-motivated crime, often violent, which occurs when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her membership (or perceived membership) in a certain social group. View Source I don’t really remember the first time I heard the term “Hate Crime” but I have […]

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3 Practices of Good Decision Making

It is said that our God works in mysterious ways, and my experience has certainly confirmed that, but Satan is not so mysterious. He is quite obvious in fact; the problem is that we’ve really stopped looking for him altogether. Many of us have simply neglected the reality of Satan in our everyday lives. We’ve […]

When Life Overwhelms

Most of us, at one point in time or another, struggle with anxiety. Our current culture has compounded this problem by heaping upon every one of us an expectation of busyness and perfection that cannot be attained. When I’m honest about my anxiety I tend to focus on work and home with an expectation that […]

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America is NOT the Kingdom of God

From Starbuck’s Winter Cup design to the legalization of gay marriage, from the right to bear arms, to the issues surrounding refugees; our country has found itself in an unwinnable battle between Right Wing Christians who think the world around them should cater to their personal beliefs about morality and ethics because, “Thomas Jefferson, and Winston […]

Misconception 3: I Fight Satan for My Good

I’ve had a lot more interaction over the past few weeks about this particular Misconception than the other two combined. I think this is because of a miscommunication on my part as to what I was referencing when I mentioned spiritual warfare. So, in an effort to clarify my position, I want to make some […]