The Elixir Experience

During this weeks course of events, I attended a conference where leaders from all over the country gathered in preparation for church planting. Looking around I sensed the anticipation of my peers to gain some new spiritual wisdom on how to start or grow a church. The room was filled with all types of leaders from young…

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The Sovereignty Of God

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all. 1 Chronicles 29:11 As the days carry on and weeks…

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Grace Under Fire

During the mid 90’s there was a television program called Grace Under Fire. Its main character, Brett Butler, was a recovering alcoholic and single mother who divorced her abusive husband of eight years. She’s yearning for a fresh new start in life and doesn’t want her children to make the same mistakes. The series goes on…

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The Silent Messenger

One of the many forms of communication that we use in reaching others is text messaging. The average American checks their phone 46 times per day and spends 23 hours per week texting. It takes the average person 90 minutes to respond to an email and only 90 seconds to answer a text. We’ve become…

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The Gods We Serve

What gods are we serving? The question strikes at the very core of my own institution of Christendom. I will serve the Lord alone is our heartfelt reply but our actions prove otherwise. All around us, concealed in the corridors of our very soul, lays desires that cause the almighty to take a backseat and are replaced by false illusions…

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Religion And The Gospel

Christianity teaches us that our problem is sin. It has a strong vice-grip on the believer that tries to entrap every situation for the purpose of spiritual demise. With this in mind, there has to be a solution, a way of escape to aid us in our road less traveled. Two answers can be found…

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Dealing With Doubting Friends

When faced with the realities of doubt, the Christian believer has his or her work cut out for them. The humanistic worldview way of thinking has suppressed the mindset and dumbed down societies approach to engaging in the individual’s faith. All around us are missed opportunities to practice our belief and ask for anything in…

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The Promise Of Paradise

But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we are receiving the due reward of our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong.” And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” And he…

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Book Review: “The Reason for God” by Tim Keller

One of the many arguments todays Christian apologist face is on the existence of a supernatural being, who is not only active in the world, but has authority and dominion over all. The skeptic person has increasing doubt when faced with the biblical truths found in scripture which will reveal the inner parts and exposes sin to…

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Did Jesus Wear Pants?

In today’s church the professing Traditional Christian has a certain perspective on what they feel should be Holy wear when gathering to meet with God at His house. Gen 2:25 tells us that Adam and Eve came into this world naked and unashamed. What a Sunday service that would be! Due to mans fall, the…

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Leadership Struggles: Don’t Get Stuck, Play It Out

      There’s a simple exercise that can reorient your perspective for any struggle or temptation you’ll ever face. One of Satan’s greatest weapons is to get you stuck in the moment. The moment of your pain. Your trial. Your temptation. He freeze-frames your current situation and makes you forget everything that you have to gain…

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