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If Your Default Answer to ‘How Are You?’ Is ‘Busy,’ Read This

Ever have those days where you feel like you can’t get anything done? Where with every tick of the clock, your list continues to g.e.t.l.o.n.g.e.r.? Here...

4 Questions to Ask When You Heard from God

A few years ago, Leif and I visited the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. When we checked into a hotel near the historic...

The Strategic “Yes” and The Liberating “No”

During our course “Personal Well Being and Spiritual Formation” at Bethel Seminary, leadership coach (and friend) Michael Warden and I have enjoyed our time with some amazing leaders...

God Wants to Use All of Us by Greg Laurie

Who is called to “go into all the world and preach the gospel?” If you are a Christian, you are! We are! Jesus said,...

God May Answer Your Prayer in Surprising Ways. Here’s Why.

You may be living in-between. That time of waiting for what’s next, but not knowing when and if it will come. In-between jobs. In-between relationships. In-between...

How to Pray When You’re Too Stressed to Know How

Let me introduce you to my friend, Bonnie. Bonnie Gray is author of Finding Spiritual Whitespace, garnering starred review praise from Publisher's Weekly, as one of the Top 6...

Who Gets to Be Saved? Everyone Who Believes

The gospel (the good news that Jesus died for sin and rose again to redeem and reconcile people to God) is good news, but...

What I’m Learning About Fatherhood and Life

Another Father’s Day is quickly approaching. That day and what it represents has certainly changed for me over the years. Sure it’s still a...

5 Reasons to Join an Online Bible Study

What do you do about your weekly small group when your schedule gets crazy? You can’t find a small group that meets on the only...

8 Fresh Ideas for Your Next Spring Retreat

We had the privilege of being part of some amazing retreats and events this spring. Here are a few fresh ideas to help you spruce...

The Wisdom of Bill on Movement Catalysts

Steve Smith asked Bill*, a father of modern Church-planting movements, what characteristics he sees consistently in men and women that God is using to...

4 Powerful Ways to Fight with Joy Today

People fight adversity with many tools. Anger. Sadness. Denial. Frustration. But my weapon of choice for this fight is joy. I’ve been trying to fight with...

Selfie: Pics of Myself by John Burke

Today we started a new series at Gateway Austin on capturing who we really are. You can watch or listen to the entire message here: www.gatewaychurch.com/podcast. John Burke shared at...

Sick of Letting ‘Worry,’ ‘Anxiety,’ and ‘Fear’ Define Who You Are? Read This.

If you’ve ever driven down the highway in the south, you’ve probably seen kudzu. This twining plant has stems that can extend from any node...

Resurrecting a Fading Church

This Easter hundreds of thousands of churches across the land will put on their best face. But trends indicate fewer will hear the Resurrection...

The Greatest Prayer in the World (Maundy Thursday)

It is Thursday, the night before Jesus’s crucifixion. This evening has been laden with teaching (John 13–17), shocking with foot-washing by the greatest for...

When You Feel Helpless

The other day I stood in line at my local coffee house. I was in a curious mood and just watched the four or five people...

The ONE Way to Improve Your Teaching and Writing

Sometimes referred to as the “Prince of Preachers,” Charles Spurgeon was famed for preaching at his church in London to crowds of more than six thousand...

The Incessant Whisper

I think most of us begin our Christian journey with this simple truth. I’m broken. I need Jesus. The end. However as we launch out on...

Don’t Let Hurt Park In Your Life

I’ve noticed lately that so much of my relational energy seems to go toward relationships that have gone wrong.  People that have offended me...
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