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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...]

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...]

The Daniel Plan: A Collective Review

Over the holiday’s, Zondervan sent me a copy of Rick Warren’s new book, The Daniel Plan. This is an impressive volume, being co-written and endorsed by some of the health heavy-weights of our time, including prominent medical doctors (like the inimitable Dr. Oz). The layout of the book is beautiful with nifty colors and text [Read More...]

A Response to John MacArthur’s STRANGE FIRE

My response to John MacArthur’s new book Strange Fire and his old book Charismatic Chaos has just released. The cover design was created by Ryan J. Rhoades of ReformationDesigns.com. The response is an eBook. Table of Contents  1. Why I’m Making This Critique Available 2. Broken Fellowship Over a Peripheral Doctrine 3. Commending & Criticizing MacArthur’s [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...]

Don’t Confuse Me With the Facts

Christians are funny creatures. About six months ago, someone sent me a Tweet saying, “I am reading one of your books. I’m half-way through, and I don’t agree with it.” I responded (in a series of tweets) the following: “Twitter isn’t the place for substantial dialogue. In fact, it’s impossible. Make a comment on my blog [Read More...]

Hope Without Borders – Opportunity to Donate

This is from Shellie Rushing Tomlinson, Out of all the churches and orphanages we visited, one stop changed me forever. I saw children with so little act like they had everything. We were visiting their brand new Hope Center. Smiling children took me by the hand and showed me their dining table, box of toys, [Read More...]

Hope Reborn

Adrian Warnock and Tope Koleoso have written a well-attested book called Hope Reborn: How to Become a Christian and Live for Jesus. I caught up with Adrian recently to discuss the book. Check it out! Instead of asking, “what is your book about,” I’m going to ask the question that’s behind that question. And that [Read More...]

Suicide and Media Bias?

On September 15th, a news portal blog published an article I wrote called A Jesus Response to Suicide. Then, the mega news journal Opposing Views interviewed me on the subject and also quoted from my article. I somehow feel that the article in “Opposing Views” biased my views to support their own. Am I wrong [Read More...]


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