Why Our Attention Needs Stewardship

First published at The Gospel Coalition (TGC)  Decades ago, Nobel Prize–winning economist Herbert A. Simon famously observed that “a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.” Now, more than ever, we’re experiencing the poverty of such wealth. We live in a highly distracting world where our attention is an acutely targeted commodity, and the…

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Gen-Z (The Next Generation)

Millennials Are Older Isn’t it a bit weird to think that the oldest Millennials are turning forty soon? They’re no longer the “young ones.” The next generation, if you didn’t already know, is Gen-Z. Gen-Zers are born roughly between 1999 and 2015.   Early in 2018, Impact 360 Institute and Barna Group joined together to…

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Two Ways to Enhance Your Art

The two ways to enhance your art as a Christian? Read your Bible and go to church. Here’s a shotgun of reasons why doing those two things will encourage you as an artist and enhance your art.

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How to Start a Biblical Friendship

You start biblical friendships by wanting Jesus and wanting friends to want and gain Jesus, and then by being awkwardly intentional. I believe that if we saw more Christians being serious about biblical friendships, then there would be less lonely people in our gatherings.

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The Relevance Trap

I began ministry in an age that emphasized relevance to the world. Earlier ministries seemed, well, churchy. The answer: make the church friendly to outsiders. Emphasize relevance. Make unbelievers feel comfortable within the church. Market the message. Lower as many barriers as possible to get unbelievers into the church. I learned some good things from…

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How To Bravely Pray For Peace

This article was first seen on Living on the Edge By Chip Ingram How To Bravely Pray For Peace When Fear And Anxiety Are Creeping In Every time anxiety knocks on the door of your heart, it’s an invitation for you to pray for peace. In this article, I’ll show you 4 steps from the Scriptures…

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The Loneliness Epidemic

by Dr. Mark Mayfield I could see their lips moving, but the words were muffled. I leaned in trying harder to hear what they were saying, even though I knew what they were saying. It felt like I was in one of those out-of-body experiences you see in the movies. The scene where everything around…

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7 Reminders for Every Churchgoer

God Chose Family Throughout history, family has always been the centre of life. In The Meaning of Marriage, author Tim Keller points out that the Bible starts with marriage (Adam and Eve), and ends with marriage (Christ and the Church). Family has always been there. We find that God developed the family to bring new life,…

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No, You Don't Need to Be an Expert | indoubt

No, You Don’t Need to Be an Expert

I Feel Stupid I become easily intrigued and fascinated when it comes to apologetic arguments. Whenever I listen to or watch apologists, I often think, “Wow! I definitely didn’t know that!” For the Christian, apologetics can certainly be an effective source of encouragement in the faith. Yet, I’ve also felt something else: stupid. I know…

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What is Discipleship? | indoubt

What is Discipleship?

What is Discipleship? To many, the word “discipleship” is actually quite confusing – like the words “fellowship,” “propitiation,” or even “Hallelujah.” Now, Christians know they need to be disciples and to disciple others, but what does it really mean? What exactly does discipleship look like? Put plainly, a disciple is someone who follows Christ and…

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Bible Reading on Fire | indoubt

Bible Reading on Fire (The Emmaus Experience)

(Boring) Bible Reading What explains your experience more: you open the Bible, read some verses, you shut the Bible and carry on with life; or, you open the Bible, read some verses, burn with joy, shut the Bible and carry on with life transformed? I would suspect that most of us, unfortunately, would choose the…

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