Why Where You Sit in Your Classroom Matters

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Why Where You Sit in Your Classroom Matters

Have you been wanting to make friends in your classes but have no idea where to start? What if God has orchestrated your entire year, including where you sit in class? Read what the Bible and one former WSU student has to say about why the Powerball lottery and your class schedule have nothing to do with luck.

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Use It Then Lose It

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Use It Then Lose It

How does God want us to view our time, talents, and money in light of the urgency of the mission? Check out this week's blog to read more and learn about an obscure parable of Jesus that might surprise you.

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Biblical Rest In the Age Of Self-Care

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Biblical Rest In the Age Of Self-Care

Are Self-Care and Sabbath rest the same thing? We are a culture living for the weekends, but what if the way we’ve been taught to rest is actually depleting rather than refreshing us? Read about how to find true rest in the age of self-care.

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Why do we church plant?

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Why do we church plant?

Evan and I have just moved our lives to Boise, and in many ways our daily battle of choosing obedience and joy has just begun. I pray that God multiplies our life and reminds us of the why daily. As we tell people we meet why we moved, may God get the glory due his name. This is why we obey. This is why we move. This is why we church plant.

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5 Steps to Becoming More Disciplined

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5 Steps to Becoming More Disciplined

In an earlier blog titled BEING A DISCIPLE MEANS BEING DISCIPLINED we discussed what the Bible has to say about discipline. It is clear that as followers of Jesus we should be a people marked by discipline. The question now is, what’s next? What steps should I take to become more disciplined? The goal of this post is to give you some practical, actionable steps to take in your journey to becoming more disciplined.

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Pride: Your Greatest Weakness

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Pride: Your Greatest Weakness

Jesus sits as King and Lord over all the earth. His humility and submission to the Father has granted us access to God and because of Jesus, we are called sons and daughters. When we understand who we are as citizens of the Kingdom, we celebrate what God has done in Jesus and we become like Jesus in humility.

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Loving immigrants because Christ has loved us

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Loving immigrants because Christ has loved us

As Christians in America, we have two choices: to address this issue primarily as Christians, or primarily as Americans. Since being a follower of Christ should always be our primary identity and allegiance, this blog will address what God says about immigrants and how that should inform our opinions and actions.

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A Christian Is...

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A Christian Is...

70% of Americans would identify as some version of Christian and most countries would identify us as a “Christian nation.” Yet, if you were to ask 10 people on the street the simple question, “What is a Christian?” you may end with 10 very different responses.

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A Biblical Perspective on Marijuana

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A Biblical Perspective on Marijuana

The legalization of marijuana has taken away the stigma, and many Christians today are encouraged to view it as a completely valid recreational activity. Many, however, remain in confusion. Is marijuana a non-issue for Christians? Should Christians recreationally use marijuana and cannabis?

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4 Steps to Finding a New Church

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4 Steps to Finding a New Church

Year after year we see newly believing students graduate college and head to a new city for a new job looking for a church to attend. Here are some things to consider when looking for a new church.

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3 Keys to Catalytic Movement in the First 3 Years of Church Planting

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3 Keys to Catalytic Movement in the First 3 Years of Church Planting

There is a big difference between planting a church and planting a church-planting church. Around year three, new church plants must ask themselves this question: Will we play it safe and grow bigger, hoarding leaders and resources to ourselves while clinging to the comforts of addition? Or will we release control, send our very best people away and continually embrace the thrill of multiplication?

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Biblical Womanhood: Is there freedom there?

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Biblical Womanhood: Is there freedom there?

Through Scripture we can see three major attributes of women that reflect God; one might even say they are the essence of womanhood. A godly woman embraces her femininity by affirming, nurturing, and receiving; this leads to the flourishing of the Church.

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