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Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow & Christianity on the Broncos’ Field

It’s no secret that Tim Tebow brought the carnival to town with his popularity as well as his proclamations of faith. A former Florida Gator and Heisman...

The Trust Meter

I’ll admit that at times I have a hard time trusting certain people. I generally develop my feelings of distrust after someone has done...

The Quality of Your Life Depends on This One Thing

I used to think rest meant taking a nap or getting a few extra hours of sleep. But rest isn’t a purely passive activity....

Do for One

It’s always tough when you’re giving a message and you see a person in the crowd who is absolutely “losing” it. Yesterday, during our...

God So Loved the World

Before all the buzz around the verse John 3:16 in this generation, there have actually been other generations that realized it's profound implications for...

How an Imperfect Person Can Find Joy Today

It only takes turning on the news or reading the headlines on The Huffington Post to remind us that we live in a broken world. Even in...

Your Anxiety is Not a Sin

The Texas Rangers just walked the bases. It wasn’t that exciting of a baseball game. I was doing my Algebra II homework with the...

Complicating What God Has Made Simple

I continue to be amazed at how it always seems that religion complicates what God has made simple. I was reading in Matthew and...

How to Live in the Present

If only I can get through this season of life. I just can’t wait until graduation ... finances are in order … life becomes easier. Counting...

When God Isn’t In Control

Late last week, I had conversations with two of my unofficial spiritual/career mentors. They’re unofficial because I’ve never asked them, but when we meet,...

The End of Christianity in Britain! Really?

The Church of England is “one generation away from extinction”, the former Archbishop of Canterbury has warned. Lord Carey, 78, said churchgoers should be “ashamed” of...

Are You Still Struggling to Find Your Calling?

I’m often baffled when a person who is a committed follower of Christ asks, “What’s your calling?” To me, the answer is a no-brainer. The “call”...

Crucial Lessons On Casting Vision

“A plan in the heart of man is like deep water, but a man of understanding draws it out.” Proverbs 20:5 The writer of that...

What to Do When Life Spirals Out of Control

My four-pound superpup, Hershey, brings so much joy to my life. Even with his small size, he certainly packs a powerful punch in the...

Maintaining Unity in a Church Planting Movement

A question from Mike… Hi Steve, Throughout  Christian history Christians have divided on a number of issues largely due to different understandings about what particular scriptures...

Can We Love Others Without Loving Ourselves?

When a Code Blue is issued in a hospital, any available medical personnel run to the room of the person who’s coding. It’s a...

The Answer for Your Fears

If fear is going to attack me it generally happens late at night. In fact, it’s usually about the time I crawl into bed...

The 3 Worst Things You Can Say to Someone Battling Cancer (and You’ve Probably Already Said Them)

Over the last few months, I’ve been awed by the outpouring of love, grace, and kindness from around the world in response to the...

What I Learned About Gratitude In My Garage

Recently, I pulled in from work a bit tired and stressed. As I was pulling into my garage, I felt my frustration rise to...

30 Ways You Can HEART Your Pastor

October is Pastor Appreciation Month. It's a great time to say "thank you" to anyone and everyone on your church staff, including volunteers. Here are...

Voting Rights Demonstration Leads to Faith Leaders’ Arrests Outside White House

An interfaith assortment of faith leaders were arrested outside the White House as they demanded that President Joe Biden and lawmakers in Congress do more for voting rights.

Beth Moore, Part 1: How Galatians Is ‘Astonishingly Relevant’ to American...

“You name any issue on the table today in the church at large," says Beth Moore, "it's somewhere most likely reflected in [Galatians].”

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