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Christian Road Rage

The problem with Christians is not that we don’t know what we are supposed to do. Our problem is that we know what to do, but don’t do it. John Ortberg illustrates it this way: A man is being tailgated by a woman who is in a hurry. He comes to an intersection, and when […]

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Thomas Edison’s Reaction to His Lab on Fire

When bad things happen to you, how you react makes all the difference in the world. You may not be able to change what happened, but you can change your attitude. Charles Swindoll illustrates this point well: I’ve often enjoyed repeating the true story of an incident in the life of Thomas Edison that illustrates […]

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12 Christianese Words and Phrases We Need to Explain

Are you fluent in Christianese? Christianese is the insider language that church people speak which may sound confusing or odd to non-Christians. To give you an idea of what I’m talking about, watch this video poking fun at the words Christians say.  VIDEO: Shoot Christians Say Can’t see the video? Click here. This video is […]

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The Bible – A Forgotten Source For Sermon Illustrations?

Great preachers are great story tellers. Jesus is the perfect example (literally). Sermon illustrations are important. They wrap heavenly ideas and in earthly examples. For this reason, I always collect good illustrations when I find them. Get some from my personal collection here. In fact, a good illustration is often the most memorable part of […]

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