A Takeaway from John MacArthur’s “Go Home” Comment to Beth Moore

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A Takeaway from John MacArthur's "Go Home" Comment to Beth Moore

As a men’s pastor, I just can’t resist the obvious takeaways from this past weeks YouTube video of an iconic pastor, Dr. John MacArthur, and his response to a question about evangelist, speaker and best-selling author, Beth Moore. The exchange took place at the Truth Matters Conference hosted by MacArthur’s home church, Grace Community Church. […]

Invitation Into God’s Presence

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Invitation Into God's Presence

Throughout most of history, mankind has felt drawn to something beyond the physical world, something more than what could be accessed with the senses. The longing for this other world played itself out in the various myths and practices of animistic religions. The spiritual world did not need to be proven. It was assumed as […]

Recalculating

by John Bryson
Recalculating

That’s the word I see on my GPS when I miss a turn or go the wrong direction. RECALCULATING. Even when I feel like I’m on the right track, that one word—recalculating—gives me a vivid reminder that I need to make immediate adjustments if I’m going to reach my destination. In many ways, Session One […]

Let Freedom Ring

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July 4th is staked out each year to celebrate the historic freedoms Americans share together. We do well to remember these freedoms of which many in human history have been deprived: the freedom of religion, the freedom of assembly, the freedom of speech, and the freedom of the press, to name a few. Others are […]

A Man’s Quarter Life Crisis

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A Man's Quarter Life Crisis

One of my good friends has dubbed it the quarter-life crisis. Somewhere around 25 or so, a young man can feel the question hanging in the back of his mind, unformed and yet very much present. He has walked through all pre-planned educational doorways, finishing high school, college, and perhaps graduate studies. He has taken […]

The Beauty and Mystery of Prayer

by Rachel Lindholm
The Beauty and Mystery of Prayer

Prayer is a beautiful and mysterious gift God has given us. There are times we can actually see how God answers our prayer and experience living in a world that has been transformed by the lifting of our hearts and our voices to the Father in Heaven. You see a need for God’s intervention and […]

3 Gifts Men Need from Mentors

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3 Gifts Men Need from Mentors

Every Monday night they gather on my back porch—a small group of young men. After some hot tea and snacks, the conversation begins. My good friend Dave and I lead them through a time of telling stories from their lives. The topic last Monday was a familiar one for me—mentors. But what came out of […]

The Real Jesus

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The Real Jesus

I’d be willing to bet that many of us have never fully understood who Jesus really was when he walked this earth. There are so many outside forces that can distort our view of the real Jesus.