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Is It Wrong to Complain to God?

Sometimes things don’t happen the way we expect them to. Life rarely goes smoothly and many days are filled up with struggles, annoyances, and disappointments. What’s a person to do? For most of us, our automatic response is to complain. It’s normal, and part of being human. But we would be wise to ask, is […]

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Ministry and Leadership the Jesus Way

In my own effort to follow in the footsteps of Jesus as ministry leader, I spent some time studying Luke (and Acts) to find some of the key principles that made Jesus the most effective leader in the history of the world. Though I am sure that others can be added to this list, here […]

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The “You Can’t Judge Me!” Myth

It’s probably the most quoted phrase from the Bible by non-believers: “Don’t judge!” Of course, very few of them have any idea where to find that verse in the Bible or what the context of it is, but it sure is a convenient line to pull out when one feels like being free from a […]

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3 Common Misconceptions About Heaven

What happens after we die? It’s one of the most gripping questions that human beings have wrestled with since the beginning of time. Thankfully, we are not left in the dark on such an important issue. The Bible gives us the answers. However, much of what people think about the afterlife – in particular, about […]

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How Should Christians Think About Halloween?

Well, it’s that time of year again! Halloween is probably the most debated holiday among Christians, and understandably so. Believers fall from one end of the extreme to the other on how to think about Halloween – some seeing it as pure evil and locking themselves inside, and others dressing up and going door to […]

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Self Injury Part 6 – How Can We Help Those Who Self Injure?

Disclaimer – I write “Leadership Moments” for the volunteers at my church who work in the youth ministry. Each Leadership Moment is meant to equip the everyday youth worker with the knowledge and skills they need to help teens as best as they can. Because these articles are for people I know personally and meant […]

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What is the Bible?

In a factual sense, the Bible is an ancient library. It consists of 66 books written by roughly 40 authors over a period of about 1,500 years on three different continents (Africa, Asia, Europe) in three different languages (Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic). All those handy chapter and verse numbers were inserted later around 1200 AD so […]

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Self-Injury Part 4 – Why Do Kids Self-Injure?

Disclaimer – I write “Leadership Moments” for the volunteers at my church who work in the youth ministry. Each Leadership Moment is meant to equip the everyday youth worker with the knowledge and skills they need to help teens as best as they can. Because these articles are for people I know personally and meant […]

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What’s So Good About Good Friday?

Good Friday is celebrated on the day that Jesus was crucified. Most people are familiar with the story enough to know that Jesus’ death by crucifixion was a brutal, bloody mess. Jesus was betrayed by his friend Judas, abandoned and denied by the rest of his disciples, put unfairly on trial in the middle of […]

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