How to Confront Someone About Sin

January 7, 2019
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We would love to float through life with neither confrontations nor drama. Tough conversations are unpleasant, and we prefer to steer away from them. But there are times when difficult conversations must take place. Jesus was not a stranger to tough talk. He spoke to critics, skeptics, and followers alike. He even spoke to his […]

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Why Bother?

December 10, 2018
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“Of all the things I have to do every week, attending church is not a priority.” Could that be your thinking? If we believe the most current research that is exactly the thinking of many people. They wonder, “Why bother with church?” Life pulls in many directions. There are important things like children, school, and work. […]

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Neither Jew nor Greek, Millennial or Boomer

December 6, 2018
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The title butchers the verse. Galatians 3:28 really says: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” It is one of Paul’s great unifying statements on the oneness of the Christian family; the household of God. Spiritually, […]

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5 Reasons Children Leave

December 5, 2018
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Children are leaving Jesus. Young adults are leaving Jesus. They say they are leaving the church or organized religion but the hard truth is that they are leaving Jesus. The church belongs to Jesus: “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell […]

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5 Ways to Guarantee Hypocrisy Will Thrive

December 2, 2018

“Hypocrite” is a nasty word. It’s a slap in the face to be called a hypocrite. Jesus used it for his loudest critics (Matthew 23). He used it of those who were judgemental while ignoring their own faults (Matthew 7:5; 15:7). It is not a nice label. Nobody likes a hypocrite. Yet, hypocrisy is everywhere. […]

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