Our Hearts as Church Techs

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I've heard a lot of talk recently about issues relating to our hearts and wanted to address this head-on. We are born into a war zone, pure and simple. This is the ancient and ongoing war of the ages that has been raging for centuries in the unseen world of the spiritual realm. It began, as we all know, by Lucifer and his angels and has enveloped everything we know, including us. And the prize is our hearts. The entire temptation in Eden, and even the converting of a 1/3 of the angels in ... Continue Reading

It Began with a Promise of a Pencil [Book Review & GIVEAWAY!]

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Adam Braun was on the fast-track to success. He had comfortable life and while at Brown University he decided to spend a semester at sea. That semester while he was only 21 changed his life forever.  In Adam's book, "The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person can create Extraordinary Change," he chronicles this trip and more. On one of the last stops of the trip he went to India, and met a young boy begging on the street. When Adam asked the boy what he most wanted in the world, he simply ... Continue Reading

Are You Intimidated by Discipleship?

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Discipleship has become extremely confusing. Where do we start? Who do we disciple? How do we disciple? Is there a formula? Do we really even need discipleship? Discipleship has become an intimidating word in Christian circles. I believe discipleship has become far too confusing and intimidating. ... Continue Reading

Peyton Manning on Faith, Family, Friends and Football

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It's that time of the year when every blog seems to do a Superbowl post or two - and ChurchMag is no exception! But this is something slightly different and was a real eye opener for me. Although I am a Brit, I am also a huge NFL fan (Go Raiders!). I've always admired Payton Manning and the way he can seemingly dissect defenses. I've also always thought he 'was a nice bloke'. However, as a Raiders fan, when he joined the Broncos - I wasn't exactly happy! (Several ChurchMag authors are Broncos ... Continue Reading

Unintentionally Profound Quotes Made by Technology

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Inspiration can often times be found in the most unexpected places at the oddest of times. Have you ever found your Nintendo Wii or webcam to be inspirational? Or how about an app like Microsoft Word? Twisted Sifter shares these (and others) with a little help from Life Advice from Machines... ... Continue Reading

Meeting Your Best Friend for the First Time [Video]

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This inspirational story with a hidden promotional for Skype may bring a tear to your eye, so consider yourself warned. Two girls living in different parts of the world were born without part of their arms. Through a course of events, they found each other and started a beautiful friendship online. Over the course of 8 years they became best friends and even found a cool way to have photos taken with each other (you'll see how they did it in the video). Here's their story: ... Continue Reading

Santa Offers His Protection

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8-year old Ryan Suffern wrote this letter to Santa, asking help for his fraternal twin Amber. Ryan's mother began reading the letter, in hopes to do as best as she could to budget for Christmas. Times are tough and they're not any easier for a single mom. As she began to read her son's letter, however, she was shocked and moved by what he wrote: ... Continue Reading

The Effect of Jesus on Technology and Economics

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North Korea is a dismal nation. They boast about nuclear technology, but it's a country-sized prison. In 1954, Korea was divided into two entities: North Korea and South Korea. The North was under the jurisdiction of the Soviet Union. They went to a communist system. The South followed free enterprise. The results are stark. One country bustles. The other crumbles. One country manifests life. The other manifests death. Generally, free enterprise is related to Biblical principles. Generally, ... Continue Reading