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Pride’s Deception

A person’s own foolishness ruins his life. But in his mind he blames the Lord for it. (Proverbs 19:3)  People do not like to take responsibility for their actions. The very first thing that Adam did when God confronted him about eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, was to first… Read More »

7 Sins of a Dying Church

By Thom S. Rainier is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources (LifeWay.com) I stood before some 700 church members on a Sunday evening. My task was straightforward. I was to share with them the results of a consultation my team members and I had worked on during the past several weeks. The presentation… Read More »

Doing What Doesn’t Matter, Where It Doesn’t Work

In my estimation, one of the greatest traps of ministry can be the false assumption that activity is synonymous with productivity. As a result we can easily find ourselves involved in far too many causes and pursuits that may actually dull us to the reality that what we are doing is robbing us of true… Read More »

Stopping the Thieves – Part 2

by Timothy Jerry (John 10:10 NLT) The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give life in all its fullness. Satan is a thief. His objective is to steal from us, and destroy our lives. His primary tactic in accomplishing this is deception. He is the father of lies,… Read More »

Stopping the Thieves In Our Lives – Part 1

by Timothy Jerry Thieves come to rob us. As I was pondering this, the Lord spoke to my heart and said, “Thieves often sneak in without your realizing that they are there.” Think about that for a moment. There really are many different kinds of thieves. There are the very evident thieves that can come… Read More »