The flipped church

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Flipping changes teachers from lecturers into coaches. It turns classroom time from talking to mentoring. The teacher is no longer the “sage on the stage,” but rather the “guide on the side.” What if we did the same thing in our churches?
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9 quick-fire tips to draw the best stories out of anyone

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Lots of times we need to interview people–either formally or informally. These tips will draw the best stories out of anyone. [Read more...]

Pornographers are Stalking Your Son (and Daughter)

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Porn is part of your son’s everyday life. He sees it every day on television, in movies, and on computers. The pornography industry is working hard to catch your son’s attention and addict him early in life to their product. The porn industry is a $57-billion-a-year rapidly growing industry—over twice that of McDonalds Corporation. They [Read More...]

Messy Morality from Disney’s Frozen

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A cuddly reindeer, a cute little snowman… and “no right, no wrong” morality. That’s the package our kids will receive if they see Disney’s fun new animated film, Frozen. As much as we’d love to feel free to let our kids loose to watch “family films” at their leisure, we might want to think twice [Read More...]

Christian Exceptionalism and Men

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No doctrine makes us more noxious to non-believers than the belief that Christians are the only ones going to heaven. [Read more...]

On baby daughters, X-rays, and life lessons learned in emergency rooms

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There’s a lesson here. A big, whopping, fetid lesson. But what it exactly is … I couldn’t tell ya. [Read more...]

What does it Take to Have a Successful Marriage?

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“Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.”  ~Barnett R. Brickner   Marriage is as much a business partnership as it is romance.  Even though our culture heavily promotes the unrealistic concept that marriage is a 50/50 proposition, it’s important to remember that it’s more [Read More...]

Top 20 “Celebs Gone Good”

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Who are the role models young people look up to today? Which celebrities are perceived as “do-gooders”? DoSomething.org works with young people around the US providing service opportunities and ways to get involved. They constantly poll their masses of young people asking them which pop stars they look up to and compile an annual list [Read More...]


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