When Words Bite You Back

I haven’t always done a good job of listening to wise counsel. I feel like I’m pretty good at being teachable, but sometimes the wise counsel given to me goes unheeded. For a couple of years my pastor has attempted to warn and guide me with regards to how I approach social media engagement. It […]

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We Need Grace AND the Law

You can’t simply state “Jesus fulfilled (“ended” – as is often interpreted) the law, therefore we are under grace.” without fully understanding what Jesus actually did, and what He said He actually did. Take a little journey with me through Hebrews 8 and 9 in order to better understand how GRACE and THE LAW work perfectly in harmony. Hebrews […]

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Flags, Footballs, Fakes, and Phonies

What started with one guy last year (Colin Kaepernick) has turned into the new NFL wide trend. It’s even infected some high schools, little league sports, and some colleges. Yes…I said trend and not movement. “But Brad, why did you say trend and not movement?”, you may ask. It’s a trend and not a movement because the […]

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Victor OR Victim: Which One Are You?

Victors take responsibility for their mistakes.  Victims blame others for their mistakes. Victors receive correction as a teaching moment. Victims take correction as a personal attack. Victors let go of offenses.  Victims horde their offenses and take on others offenses as well. Victors refuse to be defined by their failures.  Victims refuse to see anything […]

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