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Stop Talking If You Don’t Know What You’re Saying

We use words, but too often without knowing their meaning. We see this culturally in how we throw around “marriage”, but we would do well to accept that this happens in Church quite regularly. We say “love” and sprinkle in “faith” and pepper on “hope” and as long as we say it “kindly” we’re good Christians. But this sta...

01 26 2018

Words Can Crush or Build Up Boys: Use Them Wisely

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can completely crush you.  Like red and green signs over a road, an understanding of their power is necessary for life. They should be like darts aiming for a target, not like a released balloon flailing about getting spittle-filled air everywhere. When you become a mentor, your words take on a ...

01 04 2018

Making Social Media Authentic

It’s an odd time to be alive. In 2017 we are connected with each other more than mankind has ever been before. We can communicate more rapidly with more people in more ways than anyone could have possibly imagined 100 years ago. You know from your own experience that social media is an omnipresent force in modern life. Most of us likely com...

10 23 2017

Stop Accusing the Saints of Legalism

If you have spent any significant amount of time among serious Christians, then you know that the word “legalism” is often regarded as a very dirty word in their vocabulary.  Provided we understand the word properly, I am perfectly happy with this being the case.  My fear, however, is that we do not understand it properly. Legalism, as I see ...

08 17 2017

Maturity Means Not Commenting on Everything

“Maturing is realizing how many things don’t require your comment,” said Winston Churchill.  This might be a hard saying for us today, given that we all love to feel seen and heard by having strings of words alongside avatars underneath articles or pictures on the Internet.  And the authors like to have the comments flow; it gives an even m...

08 16 2017

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