Category: The Green Room
Why I Love to Fail

Why I Love to Fail

I’ll admit it. I thought the Panthers were going to destroy the Broncos on Sunday night. I was wrong. While Peyton Manning is obviously far removed from his glory days, the ...

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Why We Have to Stop Playing Church

Why We Have to Stop Playing Church

I think it’s time for each of us to stop and take an honest assessment of how we use our time, energy, and resources. The time we spend in meetings, doing paperwork, and writing ...

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Do We Hate The Lost?

Do We Hate The Lost?

I was browsing through Facebook last week when I came across a video that I almost ignored. Penn Jillette is a well-known magician, political advocate, and reality TV star, but he ...

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5 Ways to Avoid Sexism in Your Local Church

5 Ways to Avoid Sexism in Your Local Church

Last week I attended the Polishing the Pulpit workshop in Sevierville, TN, and one of the lectures I heard haunted me as I headed back home. David Shannon from Mt. Juliet, TN ...

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The Permanence of Pain

The Permanence of Pain

Romans 12:15 is one of the easiest passages in the Bible to understand – “Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.” I am so proud of the way that churches ...

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5 Responses to Sin

5 Responses to Sin

We need to be prepared to teach and lovingly correct those who are no longer walking in the light, and we need to be prepared for the backlash. Here are five common responses to ...

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Charleston Strong

Charleston Strong

Have you ever had one of those weeks that restored your faith in humanity? Last week was turning out to be one of those weeks for me as we began our local work camp here in East ...

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Don’t Forget to Pray

Don’t Forget to Pray

We all have active prayer lives when we assemble together, but what about outside the four walls of the church building. Jeremy Green encourages us not to neglect our prayer lives.

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Who Can I Blame?

Who Can I Blame?

Blame is one of the natural side effects of controversy. In recent years, the churches of Christ have been divided over a number of issues, one of which is the desire for women to ...

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Combat Sports

Combat Sports

On May 2 Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao faced off in what was billed as the fight of the century. As we now know the much-anticipated boxing match did not live up to ...

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Please Excuse the Mess

Please Excuse the Mess

One of my favorite things about preaching is the opportunity to build relationships, and one of the most effective ways to do that is to spend time in the homes of church members. ...

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Organizing Your Hat Rack

Organizing Your Hat Rack

I hope the title to this post wasn’t misleading; this is not going to be a fashion blog about how to organize your hats by style, size, or color. That information is probably ...

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