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6 Audiobooks to Spice Up Your Commute

I commute to work, an hour each way. This amounts to lots of time spent in the car, either in the early morning (when I’m exhausted) or at the end of a long day (when I’m exhausted). 1,013 more words

Christian Living

Believing In Jesus and His Way

I’m currently reading through Brian Zahnd’s book A Farewell to Mars: An Evangelical Pastor’s Journey Toward the Biblical Gospel of Peace. The book is about the peaceful, non-violent way of Jesus Christ, which is often ignored and even dismissed as irrelevant by many Christians living in America. 239 more words

Kingdom Of God

Christian Flash Weekly - "Burden Bearer"

Burden Bearer

Jeff knew it was going to be a bad day when three alarms started bleeping on his cell phone at once. Fighting to keep one hand steady on the steering wheel, he grabbed for the phone. 285 more words


Do We Have To Go To Church?

“Do we have to go to church?”* said most everyone of us at some point in our life. I’ve asked that question before and I’m sure other minister have done so as well. 703 more words


Banned Books Week: My Story of Censorship

Here we are in the middle of Banned Books Week (September 21-27), where librarians, teachers, and avid readers from across the globe are celebrating the books which have been censored throughout history and their right to read and think about whatever they wish. 744 more words


The Beautiful Distraction of Painting

“Painting is complete as a distraction. I know of nothing which, without exhausting the body, more entirely absorbs the mind. Whatever the worries of the hour or the threats of the future, once the picture has begun to flow along, there is no room for them in the mental screen.” 369 more words


What Question Are We Asking?

Reading the Bible is a good thing. But how we read the Bible may or may not be such a good thing! As I’ve said before and as I’m sure many others have said too, how we read the Bible matters just as much as whether or not we read the Bible. 844 more words