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Bottling Abstract Concepts – Pollock’s “Autumn Rhythm”

Take a moment to gaze at this painting and try to answer this question: “What is this piece of art about?”

Stumped? Don’t feel bad…ever since Jackson Pollock painted… 413 more words


Don't point that finger at me!

The media blames violent tragedies on easy access to guns. Gun rights supporters blame violent movies. Those in the movie industry blame them on the fame created by the media. 102 more words


Thinking Pink: Why My Daughter Thinks I'm "One of the Girls”

When I was a kid I made a striking discovery: when it comes to desserts, pink always tastes better. Because of this, I became partial to strawberry ice cream, watermelon Jolly Ranchers, pink Starbursts, pink jellybeans, and my recent favorite: a heavenly snow cone called “The Barbie.” 595 more words

Christian Living

What If Our Churches...?

Maybe it’s time to admit that we’re broken! As Christians, we live in a culture that appears increasingly secular and uninterested in the gospel our churches have to offer… and maybe we just don’t have as much of that gospel to offer as we would like to believe. 404 more words

Missions And Ministry

Reasons Why Your Church Isn't...

Do you ever wonder why your church isn’t growing, why it seems like it’s just stagnant or even beginning to decline? I do. Of course, I serve as a minister with a church, so that should come as no surprise. 419 more words

Contemporary Christianity

Leadership for a Struggling Church

This Sunday I am beginning a new message series with the Columbia Church of Christ titled Leadership in the Local Church. Beyond the need for understanding local church leadership, this series should help the move forward rather than becoming complacent with things as are. 689 more words

Missions And Ministry

The Problem With Secret Identities…

When did our heroes begin wearing masks? My idea of a hero is someone who boldly stands for what they believe in, shining for all to see as a beacon of courage and resolve. 711 more words

Christian Living