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Get my Periodic Personal Updates which go out around 6 times a year. In each update, I tell “behind-the-scenes” stories from my own life and ministry to encourage and inspire you. I also let you know about new resources and special offers. After you join the update list, you will receive my new eBook, Discipleship [Read More...]

Shocking Beliefs of C.S. Lewis

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“The Christian life is a life characterized by true and spontaneous creativity. Consequently, a disciple is subject to the same charge that was leveled against Jesus Christ, namely, the charge of inconsistency. But Jesus Christ was always consistent in His relationship to God, and a Christian must be consistent in his relationship to the life [Read More...]

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear or Read

Several years ago, Michael Hyatt (former CEO of Thomas Nelson) responded to a rumor on his blog. In the post, Michael wrote, “According to the most recent rumor—which I’ve now heard twice—we [Thomas Nelson] are planning a layoff for June 19th … We are scheduled to close the transaction on June 12th, so, supposedly, this [Read More...]

3 Shocking Quotes by Billy Graham

With respect to fellow servants of God who have ministered previous to me, I try to find the best in them rather than criticizing those areas in which I might disagree. With respect to Billy Graham, many positive things can be said about him. But there are three little-known quotes of his (that for me [Read More...]

Bono on Jesus

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This interview with Bono regarding Jesus Christ is simply fascinating. Read it and be inspired! fv Bono: My understanding of the Scriptures has been made simple by the person of Christ. Christ teaches that God is love. What does that mean? What it means for me: a study of the life of Christ. Love here [Read More...]

Haters Gonna Hate

If you are making an impact on people’s lives, you will . . . (not might) . . . attract haters. So if you don’t want any haters in your life, don’t speak, don’t write, don’t blog, don’t podcast . . . oh, and don’t breathe. Haters are either fueled by jealousy, low self-esteem (which is trying [Read More...]

John Lennon on Jesus: The Untold Story

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John Lennon, founding member of The Beatles, was one of the most controversial people in America during the 60s and 70s. And he still is today. Not too long ago, a fascinating interview with Lennon from 1969 has resurfaced.  The interview was lost for around 30 years and only recently emerged. No doubt, many of [Read More...]

Rick Warren’s Horrific Tragedy & The Sickening Response of Some “Christians”

Now is a good time to go back and re-read Warning: The World is Watching How We Christians Treat One Another. Why do so many people not want to have anything to do with Jesus? It’s because of the cruel, harsh, self-righteous, and judgmental attitude that some professing “Christians” level against their fellow believers. “Why would [Read More...]

The Top Christian Blogs

What follows is a listing of the Best Christian Blogs according to various blog ranking systems and high-profile bloggers. The Top 10 Christian Blogs (BlogRank) The Top 10 Christian Blogs (Top 10 of Social Media) The Top 100 Christian Blogs (Till He Comes) 10 of the Best Christian Blogs You Should Be Reading (Of Dust [Read More...]

David Platt

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Before you read this review, I want to give you my book DISCIPLESHIP IN CRISIS: 9 Reasons Why Discipleship Isn’t Working Today * Problems & Solutions. Just click the banner to get your free copy. Patheos asked me to review David Platt’s new book Follow Me. And I agreed. David Platt and I have never [Read More...]

The Most Ignored Sin

The following article was written by Jon Zens in 2008. Three things to keep in mind: 1. Most Christians never realize or understand the despicable, sub-human act that gossip and slander are in the eyes of God until it happens to them. 2. Zens is using the biblical definitions for “gossip” and “slander,” not the [Read More...]

My Best Book is Now Free for 10 Days

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you know that God’s Favorite Place on Earth is the best book I’ve written to date. And I’d add, it’s the most important. If I had to burn every book I’ve written and leave only one, it would be God’s Favorite Place. If you [Read More...]

You Are Not Alone

“The desperate need today is not for a great number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people.” ~ Richard Foster In this post, I want to provide a platform for the sentiments of those who have moved “beyond evangelical” and are part of “the deeper journey.” Countless Christians I’ve met have uttered [Read More...]

How Gmail Is Keeping You From Seeing Valuable Emails & How to Fix It

One of the most frustrating things to encounter is to send a highly valuable email to someone, only to discover that they never saw it. Equally frustrating is to sign up for a blog or email list, and then never see the emails you signed up to receive. If you use Gmail, you’re never seeing some of [Read More...]

Gutless Wonders

My new set of books, THE RETHINKING SERIES, is on Early Bird Discount until January 26th. It’s a sober talk about a sober subject. I call it “gutless wonders.” It was recorded in December 2014. Listen to the episode in the following venues: iTunes Subscribe (for Apple devices)   Beyond Pod (for non-Apple devices)   [Read More...]


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