None of us like to be told that we are wrong, much less admit to ourselves that we really have made mistakes. The devil is good at using guilt, shame, and fear to hold us back from engaging in repentance with God. Those feelings are powerful, and can lead to a lot of messed up…

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In the account of the boy with the unclean spirit (Mark 9:14-29), the boy’s father says to Jesus, “If You can do anything, have compassion on us and help us” (v. 22). Jesus responds, “‘If you can!’ All things are possible for one who believes” (v. 23). Then, immediately, the father cries out, “I believe;…

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Song Title: Dare You To Move Artist: Switchfoot Album: The Beautiful Letdown Released: 2003 Genre: Rock The band that began its debut in 1996 as “Chin Up” would later take on the name we all know and love today: Switchfoot. I was only 5 years old when they appeared on the scene, and didn’t discover this…

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Every Christmas season—or rather what I prefer to call the season of Advent (the new church year)—famously begins with Jesus’ birth narrative. My favorite part of the narrative comes from Luke 2:8-14: And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of…

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The above image was shared by the Facebook page, We F***ing Love Atheism. As Christians, what do we do when images like the above circulate around the Internet? First of all, know your convictions. Know that no matter how much atheists and others twist Scripture, God’s Word does not suddenly become errant and contradictory. Second, if you’re…

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