This guy continues to floor me with his passion, depth, and humility. Being deeply entrenched in the Bible Belt and Mega-churches for most of my life (with a brief stint as a sort of hippie) the way most people talk about faith, gets hung up on using the “right” words or checking off a list […]

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Francis Chan takes a break during his video shoot with BluefishTV to share his reflections on the intense faith and sacrificial life of Believers. Take a minute to consider God’s call on His Church around the world and in America. Is there any difference in what is expected of people in the West and in […]

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Read any good books lately? Something you’d call a must for someone’s summer reading list, vacation book, or bucket list reading? Besides the Bible is a new book making its case for the 100 most significant books shaping Christian culture. Sure, you have classic Christian masterpieces like Dante’s Inferno, but it’s not just “Christian” books […]

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This is worth spending our lives on. This goal. This God. David’s second book is about to release: Radical Together: Unleashing the People of God for the Purpose of God For anyone who has misunderstood or worried that others might misunderstand where David / Radical is “coming from,” (you can read my own confession and […]

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It hit me this morning. I was reminded that the so-called “problem” we as humans have with the idea of hell is not as issue with the following objections: A. It is not because we have a problem with believing that eternal justice should exist and that evil and injustice need eternally rectified. We believe […]

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The purpose of our lives is to take the gospel to the ends of the earth. Period. When this is the purpose of our lives, WE CAN NOT BE STOPPED. Because this is God’s purpose and God can’t be stopped.

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So the question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be. Will we be extremists for hate or for love? Will we be extremists for the preservation of injustice or for the extension of justice? … Perhaps the South, the nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists. MLK

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This clip from The Colbert Report owned me… “reporting” on Christmas & charity. Colbert’s over-the-top satire speaks louder and more directly than most sermons. Sometimes it takes a comedian to say the things the rest of us are scared to admit. Watch it to the end and tell me his conclusion doesn’t leave your mouth […]

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As I’m wrapping up our new small group & retreat curriculum for Student Life/NavPress, I’ve been reflecting on my own spiritual journey. The Way of Christ doesn’t leave any room for straddling the fence. There is no middle ground. If I’m honest, I sometimes treat following Christ a lot like I would treat following someone […]

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…the future is uncertain as to what direction my career path will take. I also have a burden for the lack of Christian ethics in the business world…

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…free video on iTunes is The Avett Brothers’ Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise… but does the message get lost in the delivery?

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No, seriously. For so long, I have wanted my life to matter. In particular, I wanted it to matter for the sake of Christ and His kingdom…

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