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February 2019

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Parenting in a Techy World

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Ever-changing technology is both helping us and destroying us, so we need timeless principles and timely practices. The following outline and resources were taken from a workshop presented by Chris Autrey and Brian Jennings. You can view video below. If the quality is grainy here, go here. 3 Big Ideas 1.Tech Companies don’t exist to […]

Wednesday

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February 2019

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How #MeToo Leads Us to Jesus

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A friend told me how her father abandoned her family in the late 1950’s. She was just a little girl. He vanished from their lives, never paid a dime to help, and acted like they never existed. My friend’s mom did the best she could, but it was a struggle. Because of her church’s dogmatic […]

Sunday

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February 2019

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Free Resources for Churches

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“For so long we as Christians in America have been known for taking a stand for issues, whether they be issues of morality, public policy, doctrines about Jesus and even conflicts with science. One thing we have not done is taking a seat with people that we disagree with on tough, sensitive topics and have […]

Monday

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December 2018

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The Characters of Great Stories (and Parables)

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Most stories (whether good or bad, fiction or nonfiction) contain a similar set of characters. Jesus’ Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10) uses five of these classic characters. I challenge you to examine them and then consider the stories at play in your own life. Context Asking a preacher what one must do to […]

Tuesday

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November 2018

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Love Your Neighbor, Politically

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With all the political polarization, hateful rhetoric, stereotyping, and name-calling, I have a question: “What if we took Jesus’ teachings seriously enough to love our neighbors – even politically?” Here are ten ways you can begin: 1. Judge your own. It’s always easier to point out the flaws of others than our own, but it […]