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christian temptation

Falling into Temptation – Why Christians Choose to Enter the Darkness

The best of intentions often lead to ruin. No wonder it’s said that the path to hell is paved with them. Don’t let big ideas and a misplaced sense of compromise leave you in darkness. There’s only one reason a Christian should ever cross over into darkness. Sadly, it’s seldom the one offered. This quick video explains how temptation affects

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Apologetics and Scientific Debate – Where did you really come from?

  Do science and God’s Word butt heads as much as you’re led to believe? How was the earth created and where did mankind really come from, the hand of God or a long line of pre-human ancestors not yet discovered? Which is true, evolution or creation? Do you really know? Most of us won’t be called upon to defend

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Darwin and Christ

Darwin’s Theory and The Cross of Christ – A different perspective

  Theories abound regarding the age of the earth and the role of humans relative to the rest of nature. Christ-followers know God’s Word is true, but sometimes the science-types appear to make good points. Even if you’ve never wondered (even just a little, your children may ask how what they learn in school jives with what you teach them

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judging others

Judging Others – “I’m okay, you’re horrible.”

Most folks believe they’re good people, excusing failures because “I meant well.” After all, isn’t everyone an imperfect screw-up on occasion? If only we judged others the way we judge ourselves. “Human nature seems to endow people with the ability to size up everybody in the world but themselves.” – John C. Maxwell Everyone blows it. No one makes it

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“Witness” by Whittaker Chambers

1900,1950, today. The battle for the soul of the USA continues. Family matters. Nothing of great value is ever acquired easily. Whittaker Chambers begins his book Witness dramatically, rolls into a sloughy middle, then ends with profound statements of truth that hit home to all seeking reason about God’s truth. Chambers informs. Shocks. Connects dots you didn’t know were related.

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God’s Sense Of Humor And The Call To Ministry

I practice daily humility moments. They’re gonna happen anyway, so I happy to get mine in early. Whenever I’m tempted to think I’m spiffy, I remember a morning in 2009 when God introduced the concept of ministry to me with His unique brand of humor. If you don’t know God’s grand purpose for you life, I imagine you’re at least

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lies we believe about God

7 of the “Lies We Believe About God” by the author of “The Shack”

Today Lies We Believe About God is the #2 selling Christian Theology Kindle book on the planet. Readers didn’t characterize the book as non-fiction theology, the author/publisher did. The popular response to objections about The Shack is that it’s just a novel.  That argument won’t hold a teaspoon of coffee anymore because The Shack’s author has become the most popular authority of

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The Best Ways to Sell a Lie

Extreme blood-letting aside, few things bug me more than lies. Adultery is a lie. Betrayal is a lie. Telling someone they’re awesome when they aren’t is a lie. It doesn’t matter how great or small the lie – a lie is a lie. Fallout from lies range from momentary disgust to global war, but the crime is still the same.

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