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Spiritual disciplines aren’t a means of earning any favor from God – that comes entirely by grace through our relationship with Jesus Christ. Spiritual disciplines simply create the capacity for us to hear and learn from God so that he can transform us into the likeness of Jesus Christ.
I am broken. I lead a community of broken people called a church. And we often say, unapologetically, that we are a community of the broken who have good news for the broken. Don't misunderstand. I don't mean that we're "broken" in the sense that we're rendered...
The span between Malachi and Matthew lasted approximately four hundred years, often referred to by scholars as the "400 silent years" since there were no records of prophecies or angelic appearances. Then, God spoke. And when God broke the silence, he did so...
One of the moments that changed my life significantly occured in 2010 when my wife and I were sitting in our usual spot in the Saddleback Church auditorium and Pastor Rick Warren was kicking off our Decade of Destiny spiritual growth campaign His opening message was...
Know your priority. Seize some right opportunities. Grow. And with that pattern, every passing year can be your best year ever!
I have a relationship with Jesus Christ. I'm saved and secure. I'm on my way to heaven someday. But I still live here and I know that my purpose is to glorify Jesus Christ in all of the life that I have left. But how? A common plight Christians suffer is this...
Are there elements that should pretty much always be included in every blog post? Yep. But it's rare to find them all together in one, awesome post. You don't have to do all of these things every single time, but my own mental checklist that I run through as I'm...
I love Thanksgiving. I like the time with family and friends. I like the meals (although I think steak would make me feel more thankful than turkey). And I like really like that we take a moment to articulate our gratitude. As I reflect on God's blessings on my life...
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Leaders, Digital Marketers, Communicators, and Creatives – 2017 Edition
I am not one to get up on Black Friday before the crack of dawn and go fight for a parking spot for a killer deal on a flat screen. But I do like to take advantage of the opportunity to score some helpful educational and technical resources, and maybe a random fun...