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Watch Your Blind Side: Learn from Eve

08/15/11

Author:Brittany Burnette

We often say when we see a car come out of nowhere that the car was on our "blind side." Do you have a "blind side" spiritually-some area of your life that's vulnerable to self or Satan? Academy Award winner...[more]

 

De-Stress: Learning the Power of Play

08/14/11

Author:Val Hastings

Times are tough. Pastors have serious issues to address. But learning to laugh, learning to play is essential to the long-term health and spiritual well-being of both pastors and congregants. Here are pastor-coach Val Hasting's...[more]

 

Spotting a Cult: Identifying Spiritually Abusive Church Systems

08/12/11

Author:Dr. John Vining

Abuse can occur in one-on-one relationships, in families, in institutions, and in society at large. Wherever abuse is found, it should be uncovered, repented of and rejected. It is not in keeping with scriptural relationship...[more]

 

Love Without Limits: Do I Applaud What Is Right?

08/12/11

Author:Max Lucado

Is your Christianity simply a set of beliefs that you hold, or does the love of Christ permeate every aspect of your life: your intimacy with God, your love for others and your lifestyle? Max Lucado pens these words about...[more]

 

Finding a Mate: What Questions Should You Ask?

08/08/11

Author:John Piper

Choosing a life partner is serious business. It can be the greatest blessing of your life, or the biggest mistake you will ever make. Pastor John Piper gives an insightful list of criteria. If you are looking for a marriage...[more]

 

A Great Masculine Leadership Model for Churches

08/08/11

Author:David Murrow

Have you heard about this church that’s building itself on a military metaphor? It’s led by a general, not a bishop. Their clergy are not referred to as pastors, priests or vicars –  instead it’s captain, major, colonel...[more]

 

Our Detours Can Be God's Destiny

08/08/11

Author:Mark Batterson

Events happen in our lives that are jarring or disorienting. It rattles the cage. You get a bad diagnosis or a pink slip or divorce papers and what happens is those things cause the compass needle to spin in our lives and we’re...[more]