Tag Archives: Christianity

Christian Platitudes – FAKE NEWS!

Ah January. The time of year when everyone has resolutions and words and motivation to live their lives differently and be the people they always wanted to be. Sadly, according to a report by U.S. News, some 80% of the resolutions … Continue reading

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The Icebergs that are Destroying Missional Churches

April 15, 1912. Early that morning an event happened that caused the loss of over 1,500 lives and hundreds who survived were left to live with haunting memories. We’ve all heard the story and a lot of us have even … Continue reading

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Everybody Needs A Pastor

Most churches do a pretty good job of meeting the needs of their congregations. We have Lead Pastors who provide the teaching of the Word. We have Children’s Pastors who have the same responsibility for our kids. Many churches also … Continue reading

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Our “iffy” Faith

“If God is for us, who can be against us?” Many people have found hope and encouragement from this question in Romans 8. People who are often in the midst of chaos; they are surrounded by pain, stress or anxiety, … Continue reading

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Name Droppers

Have you ever known a person who is continually dropping names? Regardless of the topic, they have had an encounter with a famous person or they have a friend that has a story that allows them to drop the name. … Continue reading

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But God told me…

Several years ago Meredith and I went to a Church Planting Assessment. I really believed that God was calling us to start a church and I also believed that the weekend assessment was just going to solidify what “God had … Continue reading

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It’s My Fault…I Blame Me

Watch this 3 minute clip before reading the post. I got pretty emotional as I watched this video earlier today. I have seen this episode of Fresh Prince before, but that was before I started working with young people in … Continue reading

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Where You Lead From the Pulpit, People Will Follow From the Pew

I think every church knows the mission. Jesus made it pretty clear in Matthew 28. We are to go into all the world and make disciples, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Satan’s New Scheme

Satan was dissatisfied with using the same old ploys to deceive people. His methods were working in several areas, but the numbers were struggling in the most powerful country in the world. So one hot morning, he called together all … Continue reading

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Conversations From the Road – “I HATE THE CHURCH”

Meredith and I have been doing a lot of traveling lately, meeting with other organizations who are interested in offering The 180 Program in their local communities. While we travel, we also meet new people. For the last several years … Continue reading

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