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Creating a Culture of Godly Men

"Men weren't designed to rust out but to wear out." - Dennis Rainey...

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I Believe in Heaven

Heaven is a fun, beautiful, and perfect place where God dwells....

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I Believe in the Church

The Church is the people not the buildings....

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I Believe in the Holy Spirit

Who is the Holy Spirit? What does the Holy Spirit do?...

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I Believe in the Return of Jesus

Jesus and judgment are coming soon. Be prepared!...

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I Believe in the Ascension

The Ascension has incredible implications for Christians. Let's talk about it more!...

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I Believe in the Resurrection

Jesus gives us many convincing proofs that He rose again from the dead. The resurrection is essential to our faith....

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I Believe in Hell

Hell is an eternal separation from God that is filled with fire, darkness, and sorrow....

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I Believe in the Crucifixion

The cross screams out, "Mission Accomplished!"...

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I Believe in the Virgin Birth

If God made a grand exit out of this world, don't you think He would make a grand entrance into this world?...

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I Believe in Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord

Jesus Christ is truly God....

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I Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth

Believing in a powerful and personal God will make your life purposeful....

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My Time at the Air Force Basic Chaplain Course

My experience training at the Air Force Basic Chaplain Course....

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The Danger of Drifting Away

Beware of drifting. Pay close attention to God's ways....

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Resiliency in the Face of Fires

In the midst of a tragic fire, our community has responded with resiliency....

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The Miracle Baby

The miracle baby we celebrate at Christmas was like no other baby in all of human history....

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The Election's Over, Now What?

After a much-heated Presidential race, where do Christians go from here?...

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GRACE

God's Riches at Christ's Expense...

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Why Should I Go to Church?

The Church is the only place that will provide a family who will help you with life's struggles and truth that will help you with life's questions....

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Parenting: Is it Worth it?

It's good for you to have exhausting days, more mouths to feed, and a tighter schedule....

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An Update from Officer Training School

My experience training in the Air Force in Officer Training School....

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A Life Consumed With Riches

The battle between a life consumed by the riches of wealth vs. a life consumed by the riches or Christ....

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5 Ways to Spot a False Preacher

The Bible gives us ways to spot a phony preacher and teacher....

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Who Should Christians Vote For?

Christians need to vote for the candidate who best represents moral and political values consistent with Biblical teaching....

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Advice From a Workaholic

No amount of money will compensate for loneliness....

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What Are You Afraid Of?

I'm not afraid. Neither should you be....

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Empowering People or Enabling People?

The goal of helping people is to empower them not enable them....

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Does Life Matter?

Simply looking horizontally gets you nowhere. The vertical must be on our horizon....

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Don't Let Your Age Be a Handicap

No matter your age, you can make a difference in the lives of others if you watch your life and doctrine closely....

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What's Your Excuse?

We give God excuses when the thrill is gone and the value is forgotten....

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Going After Those That Have Left

If people understood the value of Church, they may not want to leave It....

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My Experience in Greece

On my visit to Greece, I saw first-hand what God is doing through His church impacting lives for Christ and helping the refugees who enter its land....

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Parenting: Begin With the End in Mind

As you parent, focus on generational faithfulness by teaching your kids how to honor you, you parents, and other adults....

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Giving God Our All

A committed follower of Jesus aspires to have a head for truth, a heart for Christ, and hands to serve Him....

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Disappointment Leads to Anger

When the Tennessee Volunteers lost to the Florida Gators on Saturday, my disappointment turned into anger. Not good....

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The Way to Break a Bad Cycle

Mentoring changes cultures, breaks cycles, and instills confidence in people....

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How Do You Know If Someone Is a Christian?

Our nation doesn't need anymore cultural or fanatical "Christians" who bear bad fruit. Our nation needs genuine Christians who bear the good fruits of the Spirit. ...

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You Know You're Getting Older When...

10 Realizations That Help You Know You're Getting Old...

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5 Truths about Hell

Hell is a fiery, dark, and bottomless pit where there is eternal judgment for those who don't confess their sin to and put their trust in Jesus....

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5 Truths about Heaven

Heaven is a beautiful and joyful place....

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Money Is Not Evil, The Love of Money Is

Desiring money is not bad, over-desiring money is....

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What to Do With Worry

"You don't get ulcers from what you're eating, you get ulcers from what's eating you." ...

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What the Bible Says about Life Before Birth

The Bible teaches that life starts at conception, and the unborn must be protected....

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My Thoughts on the Transgender Movement

What is transgenderism, what does the Bible say about it, what are the facts, and how should Christians respond?...

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Leaders Have the Courage to Speak Up

"A leader is someone who has the courage to say publicly what everybody else is whispering privately." -- Andy Stanley...

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3 Ways Christians Respond to a Changing Culture

Christians can choose to withdraw, accommodate, or engage culture. Which is correct?...

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The 2 Phases of Marriage

As the infatuation phase wears off, the maturation phase turns on....

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Are We Really Connecting with One Another?

Don't isolate, communicate....

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Hurtful Words to Hurting People

There is no latitude with platitudes....

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Be You

We can't be good at everything, but we can be good at something....

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Time Marches On

Where has all the time gone?...

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Are You a Stuffer or a Dumper?

When it comes to our feelings, do you stuff your feelings in, or do you dump your feelings out?...

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2 Major Concerns About Same-Sex Marriage

Same Sex Marriage would negatively impact traditional marriages & children as well as homosexuals themselves....

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Is That a Yes or a No?

Houston, we have a commitment problem....

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10 Beliefs That Unite Christians Everywhere

Unfortunately, Christians spend a lot of time debating the non-essentials, forgetting what unites them in the first place....

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6 Things to Remember About Money

Money is the biggest cause of stress in America today....

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Divorce is a Dirty Word

Just because divorce is easy to do, it doesn't make it right....

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

The topic of pain and suffering is something we all wrestle with from time to time....

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4 Differences Between Christianity & Islam

4 Distinctions of the Two Largest Religions in the World...

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Living Together Before Marriage: Is It a Good Idea?

What does the Bible say about couples living together before marriage?...

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What the Bible Says about Marriage & Homosexuality

There are 7 passages in the Bible that speak on homosexuality....

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Is Jesus Really the Only Way to Heaven?

Jesus said, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes the Father except by Me."...

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What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do

What do you do when you face a big decision?...

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"I Do" Vs. "Do I": Spousal Respect or Spousal Neglect?

Are you respecting or neglecting your spouse?...

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Single Is Not A Bad Word

Don't buy into the lie that it's a curse to be single....

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Why Are We So Busy?

We are restless and distracted....

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What Makes a Man a Man?

The things of Jesus Christ are what makes a man a man....

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A Pastor’s Response to the State of the Union Regarding Taxes

A response of the State of the Union regarding taxes....

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10 Things People Don't Tell You About Parenting

Before we had kids, people used to tell Stephanie & me all kinds of advice. Now that we have kids, there have been a lot of surprises along the way....

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Why Our Bible Today is Trustworthy: A Response to The Recent Newsweek Article

We have good, accurate, and trustworthy translations of the Bible today....

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5 Bible Verses that Deal with Depression

Depression has become a worldwide epidemic. Our culture tells us that you must always be positive and in control of your emotions. But what if you're struggling with fear, pain, loneliness, or grief?...

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The Christmas Story is Pro-Life

According to the Christmas story, a baby leaped for joy in the womb. ...

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4 Ways to Handle Difficult Family Members at Christmas

Is there someone in your family who you walk on eggshells around? Are there certain topics that you avoid? Is there a problem that hasn't been addressed? ...

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3 Misconceptions of the Christmas Story

Is December 25th Christmas Day? Was Jesus born in a barn? Were there 3 Kings?...

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5 Ways to Turn off Your Work and Turn on Your Wife

We are replaceable at work but irreplaceable at home. -- Jim Coffield...

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The Secret to Service

The secret to serving is: Awareness and compassion leads to action....

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Having a Thankful Heart

The person who has stopped being thankful has fallen asleep in life. -- Robert Louis Stevenson...

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The Dad Deficit

The biggest deficit America is facing today is The Dad Deficit....

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4 Things to Do to Prevent Burnout

The alternative to discipline is disaster. -- Donald S. Whitney...

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