Keep Standing

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I was skimming through the radio the other day, and my attention was caught on this secular radio station with these people talking. One of the DJs was saying that he thought it was brave for a person to go out and eat by themselves at a restaurant on Friday or Saturday night after 8 […]

Stay Focused

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 When I was a kid, I would play volleyball with my neighbor’s grandkids. My neighbor was an elderly woman and every now and then her grandkids would come over and we would play volleyball across the fence. The fence that separated our yards was the kind with the jagged spikes on the top. I’m not […]

Why George Clooney Won’t Get His Prayer Answered

Why George Clooney Won’t Get His Prayer Answered

Back in September, actor George Clooney published a short “prayer” in The Daily Beast. The prayer reads as follows: I pray that we can find more that unites us than divides us. I pray that our nation’s leaders want to do the same. I pray that young children like Tamir Rice can feel safe in […]

The Devil’s Haunted House

The devil's haunted house

Haunted Houses are big at this time of year. People like to be scared. But there’s real fears out there that go beyond monsters and all the things associated with Halloween. There’s fear of failure, fear of the future, fear of classmates. The list can go on and on. These fears have their root in […]

The Fisherman’s Field Guide To Fishin (Or What To Do Instead of Fishing

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   The Bible talks about ‘Fishers of Men,’ but Jesus said that to fishermen. The majority of Christians aren’t fishermen. Yet we still try to take this concept of being fishers of men and apply it to witnessing and sometimes, just sometimes, we focus on this concept of the “bait we use.” However, Jesus was […]

Life & Death Are In The Power Of The Song

Life and death are in the power of the song

What you confessed is what you possess. It may sound like a catchy tune, and it is. But it’s also a Biblical truth. The Bible says that life and death are in the power of the tongue as those that love it will eat of it. The Bible also says, “Not what goes into the […]

The Heart of the Matter

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People do bad things. People do good things. People do things. The thing is with these things is that they don’t start with the things. They start in the heart. When we look at an apple, we may see the apple, but we don’t see the seed. We don’t see the sunlight that goes into […]

Resources For Designing Your Graphics For Ministry

Graphics are a big part of ministry, as they are of any organization or business. We live in a visual generation where most people – adults, teens, and children – are moved by graphics. With social media alone, graphics are a huge part of the conversation going on. So below I have compiled a list […]