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Christmas Doesn’t End on December 26th

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Christmas can seem to come and go so fast. It seems that we barely bought our Christmas tree, named it (if you’re like me), and decorated it before its pine needles start to go a little dry and its nearly time to say goodbye. But I’m wondering this year—what if we viewed Christmas not just as a season but as the beginning of a rescue story? Because Christmas truly was only the beginning of the...

Jesus Was Savage: How Jesus Probably Would Have Offended You

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People often refer to the Apostle Paul as the problematic writer in the New Testament. I’ve heard people say things like “I really like Jesus and his teachings, but what Paul wrote about women or slavery (or what-have-you) doesn’t sit with me. It seems outdated and offensive.” In reality, I’ve made similar comments myself as I wrestle with the writings of Paul. But I’ve been reading...

The Gospel for the Doubter (a Sermon)

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Some of the most awkward seasons during a Christians life are seasons of doubt. How do you respond to the Good News of Jesus Christ if you’re doubting Jesus himself? How do you cast your burden of doubt onto the shoulders of the One you are doubting? Spoken Word artist Joseph Solomon recently preached a sermon about this very thing. The whole sermon is only about twenty-five minutes long...

Come and Adore Christ This Christmas

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Every Christmas season we’re barraged with holiday clichés and messages of love and peace. Christian ministries remind us to “keep Christ in Christmas,” and every church sermon somehow intertwines the message of “goodwill to all men.” All of this is good. In fact, Christ should be the focal point of our celebration. But sometimes, the debate of “keep Christ in...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →

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