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Before You Post On Social Media, Ask These 6 Questions

I am old enough to remember life before social media. In fact, I still remember a conversation with my college roommate where he tried to explain Facebook to me. It seemed ridiculous. Yet I write this today, less than a decade after that conversation in my dorm room, and it …

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50 Shades of Truth About Sex, Love, Romance, And Passion

Fifty Shades of Grey achieved unprecedented heights in terms of popularity. The book became the fastest selling paperback novel of all time, dethroning the previous title holder, Harry Potter. One major ticket purchasing company, Fandago, reported Fifty Shades of Grey was the fastest selling rated “R” movie in the last 15 years. That’s impressive. The book has …

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4 Lies Christians Believe About 50 Shades of Grey

Disclaimer: this post isn’t going to read like you anticipate. Just be forewarned. In less than a week, the most highly anticipated, highly discussed movie I can remember in years hits the big screen, Fifty Shades of Grey. And, I need to make a confession. Before last week, I didn’t read a …

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The 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014

Wow, what a year! As I gathered the most popular blog posts from 2014, I couldn’t help but see God’s fingerprints everywhere. Many of you are unaware, but I nearly shut the writing thing down earlier this year. I was frustrated. I was burnt out. Then, in typical God fashion, he opened up the …

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I Am Ferguson…And I Wasn’t Prepared To Hear It

As I prepared for bed last night, I took one last look at my Twitter feed. And I knew the situation in Ferguson was bad. I turned on the TV and watch the horror unfold. Yes, I expected it. Or I should have. But there is something about the human …

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6 Really Bad Ways Christians Use Social Media

Social media is quickly becoming the default way to communicate in our culture. And the power it provides us is astounding. With the click of a mouse, the entire world can know our thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Every person now has a voice. The world now has access to our lives. Social …

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In The Wake Of Ferguson…6 Ways To Truly Attack Racism

The situation in Ferguson is tragic. Not just because a young man is dead. This is the bad, no doubt. But what has transpired in the wake of the incident is also very saddening. Taking sides. Everyone must do it. You see the substance behind shadows. People’s true colors, if you will. …