I Had a Black Dog. His Name Was Depression.

May 04

Some people say Winston Churchill was the first person to call his depression a black dog that followed him everywhere. Others say the expression preceded Churchill. Whichever the case, the black dog of depression has been around for generations now. And this old dog is up to the same old tricks. The black dog will train you, if you let it. But it’s better if...

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Weekend Worship: One True Religion

Jan 21

Weekend Worship: One True Religion

This one might be a little different for a worship song, but we express our worship by living to serve others. I don’t mean living in a legalistic way trying to earn the favor of God, but living with God’s love overflowing onto others. Saying “I love you” is a nice sentiment, but it’s empty words if we don’t back it up with our...

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Weekend Worship: LOVE

Jan 14

Weekend Worship: LOVE

As I continue to consider the names of God in my personal study, I thought I’d feature another song exalting God’s name: God is love (1 John 4:16). This simple message needs to be lived out in and through our lives to reach others. It seems like so many people, even professing Christians, see God as an angry judge, a distant father, or some other...

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K.P. Yohannan Shares His Testimony: What Are You Doing with Your Life?

Apr 29

K.P. Yohannan Shares His Testimony: What Are You Doing with Your Life?

K.P. Yohannan has been on my radar for more than a decade. He generously gives away books to help Christians enlarge their worldview, their faith in God’s power, and their need to get involved with God’s plan. Among his many books, he loves to give away copies of Revolution in World Missions, his testimony of becoming a missionary, and No Longer a...

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Leonard Sweet (@LenSweet) on Churches Being Afraid of Right-Brained People

Apr 22

Leonard Sweet (@LenSweet) on Churches Being Afraid of Right-Brained People

Are you a right-brained Christian who enjoys change for the sake of change and likes to experiment with new things? Or are you a left-brained Christian who wants things to stay the same forever because something new feels threatening? If you’re a right-brained Christian, are you stuck in a church that feels like itchy clothes that don’t fit? Or have you left the...

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