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Language and Truth:  A 25th Anniversary Essay

Language and Truth: A 25th Anniversary Essay

  Here is a question: the classics of Christian literature over the last 1800 years or so—a bunch of old, dusty books or great and profound Christian thought that we should not ignore? Of course, there is some of both. Opinions will vary, but the very best of...

Alone, So You Wouldn’t Be

Alone, So You Wouldn’t Be

The most tragic reality of last Easter and too many other Easters is that so many people spend holidays like this alone, with no human connection; 2020 was agonizing because it brought funerals where loved ones couldn’t gather to mourn loss, empty bedsides where those...

How to Memorize Scripture by Accident

How to Memorize Scripture by Accident

Full disclosure: You can’t memorize Scripture by accident; it does take effort. But if you put these following steps into practice, you will discover that it’s a lot easier than you think. These are the steps that I use to memorize Scripture, so I know they work and...

Max Lucado: Give Your Fears to the Father

Max Lucado: Give Your Fears to the Father

Are you struggling with fear today? Is it the pandemic, a job, food, something else? Are you seeing the size of your worries and not the size of your Savior? I think I can point you in a direction that might help you right-size your fear. I’d like to start with a long...

How to Memorize Scripture by Accident

How to Memorize Scripture by Accident

  Full disclosure: You can’t memorize Scripture by accident; it does take effort. But if you put these following steps into practice, you will discover that it’s a lot easier than you think. These are the steps that I use to memorize Scripture, so I know they work and...

Four Common Excuses for Not Implementing a Cancer Prevention Plan

Four Common Excuses for Not Implementing a Cancer Prevention Plan

In 1930, the cancer rates in the US were one in 30. Today, the rates have increased to one in every two men and one in every three women. Years ago, the American Cancer Society blamed genetics, but today they know better. Research clearly shows that lifestyle is the...

Barriers to Inclusion

Barriers to Inclusion

As a pastor who is learning to navigate life with my own autism diagnosis as well as lead a church, I am often asked by special-needs families how to find a church that can help meet their spiritual needs. What are some of the ways that families can determine if the...

Lead from the Strength of Your Home

Lead from the Strength of Your Home

I remember one evening many years ago, in a season when all my kids were little, they all had a massive meltdown at the dinner table. No joke, all four were melting down. Steve and I looked at each other across the table and knew something had to change. Steve had...

4 Ways Senior Church Members Can Stay Fit

4 Ways Senior Church Members Can Stay Fit

It is important for seniors to stay fit, but they often feel intimidated by the younger crowds at the gyms and fitness centers. Seniors who are active in their churches, however, can take advantage of the welcoming atmosphere of the church and begin fitness and...

Passing on the Worship of God to Your Children

Passing on the Worship of God to Your Children

What is the nature of worshiping God? In 1920 a famous strongman known as Kid Dundee lifted a barbell that weighed 1,454 kilograms (about 3,200 pounds) – roughly the same weight as the original Volkswagen Beetle with passengers! How would you have reacted if you had...

Language and Truth:  A 25th Anniversary Essay

Language and Truth: A 25th Anniversary Essay

  Here is a question: the classics of Christian literature over the last 1800 years or so—a bunch of old, dusty books or great and profound Christian thought that we should not ignore? Of course, there is some of both. Opinions will vary, but the very best of...

Alone, So You Wouldn’t Be

Alone, So You Wouldn’t Be

The most tragic reality of last Easter and too many other Easters is that so many people spend holidays like this alone, with no human connection; 2020 was agonizing because it brought funerals where loved ones couldn’t gather to mourn loss, empty bedsides where those...

How to Memorize Scripture by Accident

How to Memorize Scripture by Accident

Full disclosure: You can’t memorize Scripture by accident; it does take effort. But if you put these following steps into practice, you will discover that it’s a lot easier than you think. These are the steps that I use to memorize Scripture, so I know they work and...

Max Lucado: Give Your Fears to the Father

Max Lucado: Give Your Fears to the Father

Are you struggling with fear today? Is it the pandemic, a job, food, something else? Are you seeing the size of your worries and not the size of your Savior? I think I can point you in a direction that might help you right-size your fear. I’d like to start with a long...

How to Memorize Scripture by Accident

How to Memorize Scripture by Accident

  Full disclosure: You can’t memorize Scripture by accident; it does take effort. But if you put these following steps into practice, you will discover that it’s a lot easier than you think. These are the steps that I use to memorize Scripture, so I know they work and...

Four Common Excuses for Not Implementing a Cancer Prevention Plan

Four Common Excuses for Not Implementing a Cancer Prevention Plan

In 1930, the cancer rates in the US were one in 30. Today, the rates have increased to one in every two men and one in every three women. Years ago, the American Cancer Society blamed genetics, but today they know better. Research clearly shows that lifestyle is the...

Barriers to Inclusion

Barriers to Inclusion

As a pastor who is learning to navigate life with my own autism diagnosis as well as lead a church, I am often asked by special-needs families how to find a church that can help meet their spiritual needs. What are some of the ways that families can determine if the...

Lead from the Strength of Your Home

Lead from the Strength of Your Home

I remember one evening many years ago, in a season when all my kids were little, they all had a massive meltdown at the dinner table. No joke, all four were melting down. Steve and I looked at each other across the table and knew something had to change. Steve had...

4 Ways Senior Church Members Can Stay Fit

4 Ways Senior Church Members Can Stay Fit

It is important for seniors to stay fit, but they often feel intimidated by the younger crowds at the gyms and fitness centers. Seniors who are active in their churches, however, can take advantage of the welcoming atmosphere of the church and begin fitness and...

Passing on the Worship of God to Your Children

Passing on the Worship of God to Your Children

What is the nature of worshiping God? In 1920 a famous strongman known as Kid Dundee lifted a barbell that weighed 1,454 kilograms (about 3,200 pounds) – roughly the same weight as the original Volkswagen Beetle with passengers! How would you have reacted if you had...

Helping Your Small Group Thrive

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