Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong — Johann Hari | TedGlobalLondon

Details: What really causes addiction -- to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do -- and if there might …

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Why our discipleship efforts often fail – Logan Leadership

We want people to grow as disciples and make other disciples, yet we often never get discipleship efforts off the ground. Here are five key mistakes to avoid in your discipleship initiatives. Avoiding these will help your discipleship efforts get off to a good start! — Read on loganleadership.com/why-our-discipleship-efforts-often-fail/

Podcast: How Does a Cruciform Hermeneutic Affect Your Reading of Homosexuality Passages? – Greg Boyd – ReKnew

Podcast: How Does a Cruciform Hermeneutic Affect Your Reading of Homosexuality Passages? - Greg Boyd - ReKnew — Read on reknew.org/2018/06/podcast-how-does-a-cruciform-hermeneutic-affect-your-reading-of-homosexuality-passages/

Can People Really Change?

The short answer to the question, "Can people really change?," is: most people can change, and some people won't; but some people can't. But, that short of an answer raises questions like why and how. Why can some people not change? When people change, how does change occur in them? The Nature of Change Change …

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Lamb’s Harbinger’s Top Spiritual Influencers

For a heart-focused discipleship that promotes brain science's role in building community, healing emotionally, breaking addictions and compulsions, maturing relationally & spiritually, and understanding personal spiritual warfare, as well as leading others through advanced spiritual matters (ex. SRA survivors, DD, etc.): For teachings on the Church being authentic to its Scriptural descriptions and prescriptions as a living …

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4 Major Hurdles of Building Organic Church Community & How to Clear Them

Pastors want their churches to be full of healthy and vibrant Christians. How to accomplish this goal is a seemingly insurmountable struggle. Here are 4 major hurdles of building relationally organic church community and how to clear them. 1. HIERARCHY: While a pastor is a gifting and a calling, which comprise a role of “equipper” …

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What a Woman (or She-Elf) Can Do

For all my LOTR fandom friends: Postulate: the real hero of the books is not Sam, Frodo, Gandalf (Grey or White) or Aragorn. Rather the hero of the books is the HEROINE, Arwen!! Evidence: Firstly, Arwen preserves Frodo at Weathertop. By all right, both Frodo & Aragorn had failed. But secondly and more persuasively, without …

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The Sermon on the Mount was Not Originally for the Church

Against popular modern-day misconception, the Sermon on the Mount was NOT originally delivered to the New Testament Church. It does not directly apply to us, though we can draw from its principles. Yet, we must be sure we correctly interpret the Sermon before we can be assured the principles drawn are sound. To put it …

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7 Passages that Correct Pushy Pastors

Then Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly together before the rock, and he said to them, “Hear now, you rebels: shall we bring water for you out of this rock?” And Moses lifted up his hand and struck the rock with his staff twice, and water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their …

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4 Steps to Entering the New and Living Way

[click HERE for MP3 download of sermon]  4 STEPS TO ENTERING THE NEW AND LIVING WAY -- Hebrews 10 THE BELIEVER'S FOUNDATIONS  1. Jesus is far better than your ability to keep God's expectations. vv.1-10 2. Jesus died and rose again once for all for your sins. vv.10-13 3. Jesus' self-sacrifice has perfected you in …

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