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Find out why discipleship isn’t working today. That’s what I explore in my eBook, Discipleship in Crisis. You can’t buy the book. There’s only one way to get it–by subscribing to my FREE periodic update list. CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE & GET YOUR FREE eBOOK                   [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, countless 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 industry standard The Top 10 Christian Blogs (Top 10 of Social Media) 10 of the Best Christian Blogs You Should Be Reading (Of Dust and Kings) The Top [Read More...]

David Platt: A Review of FOLLOW ME

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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...]

The Last Enemy

Before I share today’s blog post, I want to let you know that because of popular demand, we’ve re-opened the Learning to Live by the Life of Christ discipleship course. It’s open until June 7th, this Sunday. You can check it out and sample it here. (If you signed up for my personal updates, a new update [Read More...]

Jesus Culture

Today, I interview Banning Liebscher on his new book Jesus Culture: Calling a Generation to Revival. Here’s a description from the publisher: A new breed of revivalist is arising to answer the cry of God’s heart. These burning ones are calling cities and nations back to the Lord, and challenging societies to be transformed by [Read More...]

Kingdom Come by Reggie McNeal

Reggie McNeal has just released a new book. It’s called Kingdom Come. McNeal is the man who is noted for this remarkable quote, “People are leaving the church for a new reason. They’re not leaving because they lose faith. They’re leaving to preserve it.” Today I interview Reggie on his new book. In preface, one thing I [Read More...]

Female Deeper Christian Life Authors

Recently, I was asked to refer people to any female Christian authors who are known for writing on (and speaking on) the deeper Christian life. Those who are familiar with my work know that this is the genre in which I write and speak. (God’s Favorite Place on Earth, Jesus Manifesto, and From Eternity to [Read More...]


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