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Christian Living

4 Essential Keys to Life-Changing Bible Study

February 28, 2014

I am often asked the question, “How do you study the Bible?”  As a preacher, I approach the Word of God differently at different times.  For example, I read...

Christian Living

5 Ways to Become More Decisive About Life

February 20, 2014

The most gut-wrenching, head-splitting moments for me personally have been those moments when I tinkered back and forth on the edge of a decision with hesitant and melancholy momentum....

Christian Living

5 Reasons Why the Root of Bitterness Grows

January 31, 2014

Bitterness is a plague to the soul.  John Courson has rightly said of the subject, “Bitterness is like taking a bottle of poison, swallowing it, and waiting for the...

Christian Living

5 Signs You Might be a Pessimist and How to Fix It

January 10, 2014

Here’s a pretty straight-forward question: are you a pessimist?  Are you a half-empty, things-are-not-so-great kind of person?  Pessimists are pretty easy to detect, just listen to them talk for...

Christian Living

Where is Your Mind When You Pray? 5 Ways to Get Focused

January 7, 2014

In 1550, a number of religious and influential people met in Essex to discuss the position of one’s posture in prayer.  Some contended that prayer should be observed while...

Christian Living

Jogging With My Sons, Walking With My Father

December 24, 2013

I recently invited my children to go on a jog with me through the neighborhood.  Strong-willed, growing, and full of energy, they turned the jog into a competition.  As...

Christian Living

10 Ways to Mess Up Your Life in 2014

December 20, 2013

By now I am sure you have given some thought to the upcoming year.  You probably have some goals, aspirations, and resolutions in place to achieve those specific objectives. ...

Christian Living Spiritual Formation

How Do We Apply God’s Word to Our Lives?

December 19, 2013

When it comes to the Word of God our biggest problem is not reading it, memorizing it, learning it, or even knowing it; our problem is with implementation.  Your...

Christian Living Church Growth

Are You Flirty or Faithful to Your Church?

December 10, 2013

When I first met Heather I knew I wanted to marry her.  I had always heard about such sappy love stories, and thought such a notion was only written...

Christian Living Technology

How Faith is Like Your GPS

December 3, 2013

As a child, I remember having a very large, plastic map in the glove-department of our family car.  It was rarely used, but from time to time, it would make...