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How Would I Show Grace and Truth?

So, my wife, Lisa, asked me a great question after talking with her about the blog I just wrote on grace without truth. She said, “How would you do it?” I said, “What?” She said, “How would you share Jesus with people in an abortion clinic and those seeking abortions? How would you tell them […]

Grace Without Truth

I have a friend on Facebook who posted this today: “I was having conversation with one of my dearest friends earlier tonight over dinner when we got on the light topic of abortion (lol). If I actually had time, I would seriously consider bringing gifts once a month to all abortion clinics. I would hand […]

When a Christian Leader Fails

News Flash: Christian Leaders Fail. And when they do, boy do they do it big! Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune published a story alleging sexual misconduct by Bill Hybels of Willow Creek and Global Leadership Summit fame. It’s a stunning story for many reasons. First, Hybels seems as if he’s one of the most high-integrity leaders […]

Love Me Or Else

I have a buddy who’s a pagan – no really, a real, live pagan! I was thinking about him today and something he once posted on his Facebook. It went something like this, “I could never have a god who tells me to love him or else he’s sending me to hell.” It’s a standard […]

CINO – Christians in Name Only

My wife, Lisa, made a great comment last night. She said something to the effect of, “God expects us to make spiritual decisions in a worldly environment.” That’s actually quite a brilliant observation! Think about this statement for a second. See if you can delve into the depths of what she said as it pertains […]

The Sword of Truth

The famous martial artist Bruce Lee once said, “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” Bruce Lee was a very wise man. I was preaching at the United Gospel Mission’s Restoration House last night when the Holy Spirit connected […]

You’re Going to Think I’m Crazy

Something’s going on. It started about 18 months ago – you could just feel something was changing. I talked with my accountability partner about it – he was feeling it, too. We couldn’t pinpoint it back then, but we just felt that there has been this spiritual intensity that we’ve never felt before. And we […]