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Modesty: The Other Side of the Pornography Coin

Few people talk about immodesty these days, but it’s temptations and motives come from the same source as pornography.

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Worldliness: Where is Your Media & Music Taking You?

Worldliness: Where is Your Media & Music Taking You?

Media is everywhere. It’s powerful. It can inform, educate, and inspire. Is the media and music you consume taking you in the right direction? Plus another chance to win a free copy of Worldliness.

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Get a Free Copy of Worldliness by C.J. Mahaney

Thanks to Crossway Books, I’m giving away 5 copies of Worldliness over the next two weeks. Worldliness by C.J. Mahaney is a book written to challenge Christians with the words of Jesus in John 2:15 – “Do not love the world or anything in the world.”

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Book Review: Derailed. Does Character Really Trump Competence?

Review of the book Derailed by Tim Irwin. Overview, favorite quotes, personal thoughts, and questions to consider.

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6 Life Lessons from the Golden Dragon Acrobats

Friday night I had the opportunity to see the Golden Dragon Acrobats. It was just amazing the things they could do… As great as they were, one of the thing that stood out to me was how many times they screwed up. As I thought about the less-than-perfect performance, I realized there were a lot of life lessons that could be drawn from it.

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Are you OK with saying you’re not OK?

Are you OK with saying you’re not OK?

This morning I was touched by Peter Pollock’s post I am NOT OK. Do you think pastors and other Christian leaders should reveal their current struggles with the people they’re leading? Or do you think it’s better for everyone involved if they keep those things private?

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Are you a winner or a whiner?

Are you a winner or a whiner?

One night last week my 6 year old son, Aidyn, was doing his homework. One of his assignments was to write 3 sentences.  Anything he wanted.  One of the sentences he wrote was… “I want to be a winer.” He meant winner, of course.  And while the “winner” and “whiner” may not differ much in […]

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Book Review: Fearless by Max Lucado

This weekend I read Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fear, the latest book by Max Lucado.  We certainly live in an era of fear. Every day the news is filled with stories about the risks of the global economic crisis, global warming, terrorism, and swine flu. Then in between the news stories, advertisers attempt to […]

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Integrity in Worship

It irritates me when we say they things we don’t really mean. That includes things we sing in church that are obviously not true. Does this bother you too? Or am I just a freak?

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A Blessing or a Wound?

The financial crisis is going to change our lives, but will it be for better or for worse? My gut reaction is, “Well, that depends on how bad my circumstances get.” But Pat Lencioni has a great article out that explains why that’s not the case.

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