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Technology: 6 Ways It Helps to Make Disciples


Author:Kent Shaffer

Technology is a tool that when used well extends our natural reach and ability. In fact, these words are an example of how the internet and text can extend far beyond the reach of my voice. At the same time, when used poorly,...[more]


Abandonment: When People Make Destructive Choices


Author:Dr. Craig Lounsbrough

There are times when we the best of our logic fails to understand the worst of other's behaviors. It's part of the oddity or maybe complexity of the human psyche that we sometimes make choices that defy any shred of reason or...[more]


How to Be a Spiritual Leader


Author:Eugene Peterson

A lifetime of influence always reflects a person of character. A pastor or spiritual leader is not a job description, it’s a life that’s shaped in a certain way. We are all shaped by our environments. To try and model yourself...[more]


Punch Fear in the Face: Escape Average, Do Work That Lasts


Author:Jon Acuff

Jon Acuff's best-selling book provides unique insights for you to progress from average to awesome. Here are some of his thoughts:  Over the last 100 years, the road to success for most everyone has been divided into five...[more]


I Attend the Perfect Church


Author:David Murrow

Let me tell you a little bit about my church. Sunday services are superb. They last anywhere from 8 to 10 hours, depending on how the Spirit is moving. At least 100 people are saved at every service. Dozens more are healed of...[more]


Detox Your Brain: How to Take Your Thoughts Captive


Author:Dr. Caroline Leaf

Look at your mental processes. For example consider the following: How many "could-have", "would-have", "should-have" statements have you made today?How many "if onlys" were part of your...[more]


What You and Your Teen Should Know About Legalized Marijuana


Author:Marilyn Morris

Whether you’re aware of it or not, your job as a parent just became a little more difficult on January 1, 2014.  If you’re drawing a blank, perhaps the mere mention of Colorado will stir your memory. And no, this has nothing...[more]