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7 Really Dumb Reasons To Leave A Church

Church hopping. It’s like Jesus hopscotch. With a Buick or Cadillac instead of Nikes or Reeboks. And everyone seems to be playing. Christians jump around from church to church. Hop from one trend to another. And there are certainly valid reasons to leave a church. But there are many more terrible …

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12 Signs You Are A Modern-Day Pharisee

The Pharisees are mentioned in pulpits and classrooms all over the world. They are the source of jokes. The topic of sermons. Man, I wish I had a penny for every time a Christian teacher referenced the Pharisees. I wouldn’t be here. Maybe in the Caribbean somewhere. But not here. #truth. Here …

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12 Qualities of Highly Unsuccessful People

The world is full of people. Over 7 billion of them. Some are successful. Others are not. And many people might conclude success is like the lottery. In the right place at the right time. And maybe there is a parallel between circumstances and success. But I also believe decisions play into those …

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Church: 8 Things The Next Generation Needs From You

Consider this a two-part post. This post will focus on what the next generation needs from the church. Naturally, part two will focus on what the church needs from the next generation. I am passionate about the next generation. This is a passion God has given me. I know the …

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7 Lies American Culture Feeds Us Everyday

It sucks finding out you’ve been deceived, but the moment the lie is exposed is important. Why? It is the moment the truth is brought to light. And the truth is what we are seeking. I believe that. No one inherently wants to live under a cloud of lies. No one …

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Dear Christians…THE TIME IS NOW!

Last night, I did something I haven’t done in a long time…watch the news. If you want a fast track to a depressed life, watch the news. Nothing positive. Nothing. And it amazes me that something founded on negativity, cynicism, and reporting everything bad about our country generates enough viewers to remain on TV. …

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8 Ways To Ruin Your Life In College

College signals a new season. For many, it is a return to normalcy. For some, it is a step closer to a degree. A step closer to “real life.” Whatever that means. For others, it is the beginning of life without the presence of mom and dad. College is a …

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6 Discoveries That Helped Me Overcome Addiction

This will be the hardest post I have written. Mostly because the words that follow will leave me vulnerable. But I must do this. Even if shots are fired my way, I must move forward. Why? Because some of you have battled addiction too long. You need transformation. You need …

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8 Lies In Church Culture That Cripple Us

I love the church. I have given my life to the church. I believe in the church because I believe the King reigns over everything. There is a lot to be praised and celebrated when it comes to the church. There is another side though. We have bought some lies. …