Video: Drugs-- Have we used temporary solutions to create permanent problems? health + healing video Aug 01, 2017

 

We built a zip line in our backyard from some scrap wood we had after sodding the yard and re-arranging the stairs on our deck. For about a year, the kids never had an issues with it. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Video: Salvation is Jesus' very identity + Here's what that means for you- emotional healing health + healing miracles sozo video Jun 13, 2017

The message of Jesus is bigger than the forgiveness of sins. The Gospel affects all of life. Jesus desires for the Kingdom to come present, now. The goal isn’t simply to get people to Heaven;...

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Video: How hard should you work WITHOUT over-working it, whatever it is...? advance priorities the ladder video Jun 06, 2017

I worked in churches and nonprofits for the better part of the past 20 years. Before that, I interned, volunteered, and worked part-time with church youth groups. As a result, I’ve preached a...

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Video: Reaping long, sowing strong advance priorities the ladder video May 30, 2017

Farmers know all about reaping and sowing. They know that you always eventually reap WHAT you sow (i.e., if you plant corn, you'll reap corn), they know you reap WHERE you sow (in the same...

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Video: No, for now (but not for later) = postponing the "yes" for better time advance priorities the ladder video May 23, 2017

My cousin Jonathan is one of the smartest guys I know. Especially to be so young. Over a decade-and-a-half my junior, my first memory of him comes from my now-deceased grandmother’s house in...

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Video: Most of the time, "Less" is "More" advance the ladder video May 16, 2017

Confession: I’m a busy body… sometimes. No, make that a lot of the time. 

When my spirit is quiet and my soul is at rest and I’m really tapped into to who I am, I’m...

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