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Five Ways Jesus Handled Difficult People

Five Ways Jesus Handled Difficult People

It's hard to imagine Jesus having "trouble" with anyone, but we know from the gospels that there were plenty of people who tried to make trouble for Him. After all, He was publicly executed for claiming equality with God the Father. But the Scriptures also give us...

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The Three Levels of Leadership

The Three Levels of Leadership

Recently at LifeCity Church, we began a series walking through 2 Timothy called The Leader in Me, where I've been walking through the leadership principals the Apostle Paul gives in his final farewell letter to Timothy. The point of this series has been simple:...

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The Post Pandemic Pastor

The Post Pandemic Pastor

Somewhere in the perceivable future is a relative end to the Covid-19 pandemic we’ve been living in for almost two full years. And the temptation to “go back” to the way things were before is strong. But what does going “back” even look like?! Is it possible even if it seems preferable?

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Married and Unsatisfied

Married and Unsatisfied

You thought you were getting sex tonight. You swear you even caught your wife giving you the look she usually gives when she's nonverbally letting you know it's going to happen when you get home, kids go to bed, or whatever the normal context is for you two to get...

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The Premium of Pain

The Premium of Pain

The phrase no pain, no gain has been a mantra for athletes and fitness junkies for years. And what they understand about physical pain needs to be broadened to a much more general use in all of our lives. Pain hurts. That's the whole problem. No one enjoys it, and if...

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Kanye West and celebrity “conversions”

Kanye West and celebrity “conversions”

Recently I came out in support of Kanye West's conversion to faith in Christ. Read that again. Slowly. I support his conversion, his profession, his faith in Christ... Not any of his past. Not any of his present antics. Not his political choices. Not even every...

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