Video: The most powerful force in the universe is literally in your hands health + healing miracles video Jul 25, 2017

 

One of the first miracles Mark records is Jesus healing a leper (see Mark 1:40f.). There’s an interesting nuance about the entire story that I’ve read over and over and always...

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Podcast: What -OR- Success is recipe, not a lottery ticket (The Ladder Series #2)- #20 advance podcast priorities the ladder Jul 24, 2017

 

The first step in living any dream is to decide what that dream is. Sounds obvious, right?  I mean, how are you going to go ANYWHERE if you don’t first have a destination?

Cristy...

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Video: Relationships: Can you do more with 5 $1 bills or 500 pennies? advance relationships video Jul 18, 2017

We often use the wrong words to define relationships. Take Facebook for example. I have 4,993 “friends” as of the date I’m writing this post. Statisticians and sociologists and...

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Podcast: Within Reach (The Ladder series #1)- #19 advance perspective podcast the ladder Jul 17, 2017

 One of my favorite events of the year is coming up… Advance arrives every 5-7 months, depending on the time of year, and is designed to empower men to move from where they are to...

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Video: The rubber band relationship thingamajig from Advance- another illustration showing you how relationships make you the best version of you advance relationships the ladder video Jul 11, 2017

Tension is a natural part of relationships. Most of us hate it for sure. But tension can make us even better versions of ourselves. And, tension can only be “lived out” where deep trust...

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Podcast: Freedom is now!- #18 perspective podcast salvation sozo Jul 10, 2017

It’s easy to punt the promises of God to the future- to a time and space after we die. When do this, we turn the stories and the principles we see in Scripture into nothing more than...

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Video: Most of the change you experience in life is the result of a person, not a decision perspective priorities relationships the ladder video Jul 04, 2017

In session 6 at The Advance, we talk through the power of relationships. One of the biggest takeaways is this: every significant turning point in your life- good or bad- is probably marked more by...

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Podcast: Living in Heaven while walking on earth- #17 perspective podcast spiritual warfare Jul 03, 2017

 The Bible outlines a few contradictory things about us- things that we need to hold in tension.

First, everything that happened to Jesus has already happened to us. We were crucified with...

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Video: To encounter YOU is to encounter the presence & power of the Kingdom health + healing perspective video Jun 27, 2017

To encounter YOU is to encounter the presence & power of the Kingdom. End of story. 

But let me explain… 

If I've heard it once, I've heard it a jillion times. I mean, if we're...

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Podcast: Come in closer- #16 podcast relationships sozo Jun 26, 2017

There’s a rabbinical tradition that says Moses’ burning bush was always burning. Or, at least, that it had been burning for quite some time before Moses stumbled upon it.

Furthermore,...

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Video: Cultivate the garden of the soul and the fruit you desire will emerge emotional healing health + healing perspective video Jun 20, 2017

I worked in a rehab /re-entry / restoration center for about 7 years. Actually, 8 years- if you count my year-stint working under a grant program at the other one.

One thing I noticed is...

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Podcast: Who you are > what you do- #15 identity podcast Jun 19, 2017

I grew up hearing this phrase a lot in church world: “Love the sinner, but hate the sin.”

The problem with that statement is two-fold:

First, sin doesn’t exist apart from...

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