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How Should We Really Be Praying for our Rulers?

In our current sociopolitical climate in America there is one debate in church circles that is of great interest and importance, and that is the idea of praying for our political leaders. Should this be up for debate? Yes! I definitely believe that we are told to pray for rulers, …

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Are We Over Complicating the Preaching of the Gospel?

What can be added to perfection? Imagine taking a sharpie and attempting to enhance the famous painting of Mona Lisa. Your efforts would most likely deface such a wonderful painting more than improve it. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is complete and perfect, yet in our efforts to win souls …

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Wisdom Is All Around Us but Do We Take Heed to It?

There’s a verse in Proverbs that continues to catch my attention that I didn’t really notice much before: Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; at the head of the noisy streets she cries out;     at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: “How long, …

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Did Jesus Heal the Mentally Ill?

Aside from his death and resurrection, Jesus the Christ is most famous for the miracles that are reported of Him in the four gospel witnesses as is shown here, And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of …

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Turning Anger Into Righteousness

There’s been much grief and anger raging in America these days. Jesus understands anger and grief and He experienced them Himself. He’s had to control His own anger as well as die at the hands of others’ anger and evil. Many of us are so angry, even in the church, …

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Video: Andy Mineo & Lecrae Rescued a Suicidal Transgender Woman from an NYC Bridge

Updated: Original video that this post was initially about has been added below. Andy Mineo has detailed a pretty wild experience on his Instagram Story which as of post time is still up. I will do my best to retell it and share the point he was trying to make …

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Lakewood Church’s Relief Response and the Danger of Slander

On Friday night, August 25th, Hurricane Harvey touched down in Texas with force and fury. The storm affected multiple cities, and caused a catastrophic amount of loss and destruction. This storm continues to move slowly, with reports of heavy rain forecasting that the storm won’t fully end until Friday. Houston …

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Understanding God’s Wrath

In my last article, “The Troubling Reality of God’s Wrath and Why it’s Misunderstood“, I wrote about the trouble we have processing the wrath of God, and how there is nuance in how God expressed His wrath in the Scriptures and still today. There are two ways that He expresses …

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Guilt: Does it Have a Character-Building Purpose?

Have you ever acted or reacted out of guilt? Guilt carries power. In fact, many confessions are brought about because of guilt. For this reason, guilt destroys relationships. When guilt settles in, it demotivates you. Guilt is an emotion and a byproduct of it is shame. Shame and guilt will …

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