Sunday, November 18, 2018
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The Shame We Wear

You never know what you might come across driving down the highway — a funny bumper sticker, an animal crossing . . . a...

7 Things Every Christian Should Know About Politics

Political discourse is the Las Vegas of Christianity—the environment in which our sin is excused. Hate is winked at, fear is perpetuated, and strife...
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If It’s Not Rough It Isn’t Fun

I've been around Christians a long time. I've been around long enough to know what dish goes the quickest at pot lucks (lasagna), what...
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Tame Sex and Timid Faith

I often wonder why many Christians balk at the idea of wild sex. Why they don't limp into church on Sunday mornings sore and...
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Living A Fully Charged Life

Battery life is the new meter in a digital era. It’s the gas gauge of our lives. An icon we’re all aware of. Important,...
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Television Jesus

As a pastor's kid, my childhood was well stocked with Easter trauma. I still wake up with night sweats, remembering hand-me-down suits, Easter eggs...


I learned early on in my inauspicious and underwhelming basketball career that sometimes the coach says, “Sit down”.  He says it in different ways. “Take...
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Let’s Pretend To Follow Jesus

Following Jesus is a challenge. Sometimes too much of a challenge. It requires us to sacrifice and love others and be decent. Ugh. If only...
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Hey, God. Gimme.

It's a story we can all identify with. A story that plays out in communities on most Saturday mornings all over the world. I...
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What’s Wrong With Your Church?

I was at a work lunch recently when this question was presented for the sake of conversation: What is the biggest problem facing the American...

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