Tag Archives: Integrity

Why Are Churches Dying?

Churches are dying. Some are thriving, but the overwhelming majority are not. Attendance is dwindling. Most are hanging on by a thread. Many will have to shut their doors in as little as one generation. A lot of this is because we … Continue reading

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Christians Are Like Tea Bags

I heard this saying attributed to either Chip Ingram or Greg Laurie: “Christians are like TEA BAGS; you don’t know what they’re made of until you put them in hot water.” Isn’t that about the truth! Is the heat being turned … Continue reading

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Like a Dog Licking Its Master’s Hand

Jesus commanded us to: Worship the Lord your God, & serve Him only. – Matt. 4:10 In 60 of the 91 occurrences of “worship” in the NT, it is the Greek word proskuneo. It means “to kiss, like a dog licking … Continue reading

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Your Sins Have Been FIRED!

Let’s say someone comes up to you, removes your coat, and sends it away. Would you say you still had your coat? No. It was removed. It was sent away. Literally, the coat is no longer here. Jesus takes our … Continue reading

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Phone Addiction

Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear. Whoever has Twitter to tweet, let them tweet. We are straight-up addicted to our phones. I mean, seriously: this is going to be a real problem in the not-too-distant future. Think this just… … Continue reading

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Is Your Life Out of Order?

Ever go to a machine only to see the dreaded, “Out of Order” sign? Great. This one’s out of commission. Now I have to go look for another. There have been many times where that sign could just as easily been placed on my … Continue reading

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Pray For Your Pastor!

Don’t forget to pray for your Pastors throughout the week as they wrestle with the message they are preparing just for you. You can start by praying Eph. 1:15-19. The cook presents the finished meal. What he doesn’t present is … Continue reading

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Jesus Makes All the Difference

The Pharisees said, “If you change, you can join us.” Jesus said, “You can join Me. You will be changed.” That’s a big difference. May God’s Love be with you

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Ever Look For Your Car Keys in the Freezer?

We are all looking for something, aren’t we? What is it that you looking for? Wisdom (experience, career)? Knowledge (facts, degrees)? Happiness (marriage, relationships)? Peace (also marriage and relationships… just kidding)? Riches (security, comfort)? Whatever it is, ALL is found … Continue reading

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God Will Take You By the Hand

Throughout Mark there is a sweet phrase that jumps off the page and touches my heart; Jesus taking people “by the hand.” Again and again, the Savior took people “aside privately” hand in hand. Just He and them, secluded and close –  then … Continue reading

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