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8 “Biblical” Christian Phrases That Are Man-Made, Not God-Given

Growing up, I played a game called “Broken Telephone.” The idea is straightforward. One person whispers a message to someone beside them, the message rolls around a circle of people, and the final person announces the message to the entire group. What results is a distortion of the original message, ranging …

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9 “Church Approved” Sins That Plague Your Life

I was in an engineering class the first time I watched the tragic explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Even though I wasn’t alive when it happened, I caught a glimpse of the horror thousands must have felt as the events unfolded. And, the first question everyone wanted to know …

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6 Reasons Cancer Saved My Life

“I can’t believe I left work for this. I am ready for the doctor to come in and put my wife, mom, and mother-in-law in their respective places.” That’s what I thought as I sat in the dermatologist’s office. I was convinced nothing was wrong. A few over-protective women forced me to …

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10 Toxic Christians In The Church Today

Several years ago, I had some friends over for dinner. Things were going well…until everyone took their first bite of food. You see, I decided to fire up the grill and cook some burgers. I went through the usually grilling routine. I’d grilled dozens of times before. Slap on the …

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31 Flavors of Jesus? Why Christians Should Expect The Unexpected

Baskin-Robbins is home to 31 flavors of ice cream. But really there is only one flavor…Pralines n’ Cream. It’s money. Every time. Maybe you have a “go to” flavor. But here’s the thing about my flavor: it’s the best. This is not my opinion. It’s fact. My taste buds tell me so. …