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pie-eaterFat Secret: The Invisible Sin of Gluttony– What makes gluttony such a difficult topic to fit into our theology, is that identifying the sin is not as obvious as one might expect.


danger16n-1-webProtecting Your Church Against Mass Violence– Facing the reality that our sanctuaries are so in name only and churches are as vulnerable to violence as any other public place (and more vulnerable in states that prohibit conceal and/or open carry in houses of worship), pastors, elders, bishops and overseers should be considering how to make as safe as possible their church gatherings.


car-games5 Word Related Card Games for Your Next Road Trip– Long car rides bore the best of us. One of the fastest ways to bust boredom is to keep your mind active. Pack these nifty word-related car games in your overnight bag the next time you hit the road.


Escaping Mysticism. Jesus Is Not Calling– Pastor Mike Abendroth discusses Sarah Young’s mystical best seller Jesus Calling, the sufficiency of Scripture, and more.


vintage-shoe-store-1-685x514A Family Made an Amazing Discovery– Behind the dusty windows of this old, deserted building lies an unlikely treasure trove of vintage fashion — untouched for seventy years.


m_Prov_31_manThe Proverbs 31 Man– It’s not often we hear Proverbs 31 in the light of manhood, but there’s relevance for men who have ears to hear. When we become abundantly familiar with a passage, apathy and assumption are often waiting at the door. We must not let those twin hucksters steal our Bibles and rebrand Proverbs 31 as a passage applicable only to women and women’s ministries tote bags.


042213-passiontranslationNew NAR Bible a Dangerous Heresy– Have you heard about the latest Bible “translation?” This one comes from the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) camp, from the brain of one man, a human-appointed “Apostle.” It’s called “The Passion Translation,” written by Brian Simmons of Stairway Ministries.