Category Archives: Love

All Christians should get a divorce

If you’re a follower of Christ, you need to get a divorce. Really, you do. As soon as possible, even though there may be a long custody battle. Don’t worry…God approves. What…not married? Well, actually, we’re all married in this … Continue reading

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Rescued from an empty and futile life

In at least one way, 2020 has been a gift to us. It’s gotten us all off our daily hamster wheel and allowed us to get some fresh perspective about our lives. Which makes it interesting that we’re wearing masks! … Continue reading

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Mariah’s story IS the Gospel

Bill Johnson once said, “A man who has an encounter is never at the mercy of a man with an argument.”  I’ve always loved that statement because it expresses the difference between authentic Christianity and empty religion. In this case … Continue reading

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What compassion looks like in “fly over” country

Okay, I just have to share this video. I actually cried when I first saw it because it was so moving and in such stark contrast to all the anger, divisiveness, hatred, and violence we’re seeing on the news these … Continue reading

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Pursue doing what is beautiful

It’s a major understatement to say 2020 is a unique year. The cultural atmosphere is full of fear of the present and anxiety over the future. But it’s not unique or scary for Jesus’ Church. Actually, this is rather mild … Continue reading

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Love is not intimidated by darkness

Sean Feucht is no stranger to the darkest areas of the world. He’s ministered God’s love in places like North Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan….and now, Seattle, Washington at Cal Anderson Park, formerly known as the “country” of CHOP, as he continued … Continue reading

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Riots to Revival!

There’s an old Chinese curse that says, may you live in interesting times. We certainly have that in 2020! We’ve witnessed a total economic shutdown, cultural upheavals, our cities literally burning down, anarchy and violence in the streets, all in … Continue reading

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Justice or forgiveness?

There are two voices that speak to us. One speaks from earth and the other one speaks from heaven. One voice finds its source from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil and the other one from the … Continue reading

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This is my dream for us

Like Martin Luther King, I have a dream, and like John Lennon, I can imagine a better world. I have a dream that people would set aside their particular political views and work together for the common good. I can … Continue reading

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Heart and head matters

If the goal is that we grow up into Christ (Eph.4:15), which it is, then we’re going to need to re-form our hearts as well as our heads. These are both critical components for training our soul to live from … Continue reading

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