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New Year’s Manifesto: 6 Declarations To Inspire You in 2016

It’s time to say, “Goodbye” to 2015 and welcome a new year. With a fresh calendar comes new goals, ambitions, and dreams. Tone those love handles. Read the Bible every day. Watch less TV. The options are endless. But, be honest. How many New Year’s goals live to see February? …

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Top 10 Blog Posts Of 2015 (And Exciting News For 2016)

Here we are at the conclusion of another year. First, I want to say, “Thank you.” Your honesty, boldness, and transparency inspire me and challenge me to keep writing. I take every story seriously. I prayed over many of you and with a several of you. Regardless of your background or …

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25 Gifts From God That Will Transform Your Holiday Season

Can I be real with you? Christmas season is stressful. Don’t get me wrong, I love this season. But it is exhausting. Most of my life runs in fifth gear, but during this season, I find myself punching the gas pedal begging my body for more juice. Maybe you understand the …

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Christians, The Golden Rule Applies To Syrian Refugees Too

I’m going to be honest. Today, my heart breaks. Yes, my heart is broken for the families and victims in Paris. Yes, my heart hurts for the thousands of Syrian refugees displaced around the world. But the weight pressing heavily on me is the attitude of many American Christians. Since …

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What Would Jesus Post? 6 Ways Jesus Would Engage Social Media

It’s a hot, dry afternoon in Jerusalem. Jesus strolls through a busy marketplace. All of sudden, he reaches under his robe, grabs his phone, and snaps a pic of the crowd. #beautifulday. A few minutes later, Jesus tweets where he will speak next. The moment he posts, a Pharisee comments, calling …

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15 Books Every Christian Should Read Before Turning 30

Two months ago, I hit a milestone…my 30th birthday. It’s probably the last birthday I will actually look forward to celebrating. That’s only partially true. I have learned a lot in the last 10 years. And if you asked me the greatest factors contributing to my growth, I would give you two …