identity

(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: Fighting Warped Mirrors – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Words and “mirrors” can have a major influence on our lives. What would it look like to rely on the voice of Jesus to shatter all the false beliefs we’ve embraced about ourselves? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us into a closer “orbit” around Jesus. Let’s take a closer look at how our identity has been formed by the “mirrors” surrounding us and how Jesus can shatter them. LISTEN TO THE FULL…

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Dear Christians, We Have a Calling On Our Lives to Live – Christian Article

We live in a ‘quit society’. I’m guilty of it. You’re guilty of it. We all are. The moment something becomes boring and mundane, we often check out and move on. Let’s face it; life is amazing. There is so much going on in the world at any given moment. They literally invented an iPhone 8, skipped the 9, and made the 10 within 15 minutes of each other. It’s overwhelming. It’s also stimulating. This makes it so much easier…

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Nurturing the “Invisible” Child – Rooted Ministry – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Dinner conversation at my house often ends in a heated debate with my sons over which would be the coolest superpower: flying, X-ray vision, super-human strength… ? Invisibility is said to be a superpower. After all, it landed the Invisible Woman a spot on Marvel’s Fantastic Four. Harry Potter’s most prized possession was his Invisibility Cloak. But what about the kid who stays invisible? The one who would do anything to lose that power and be seen? My experience has…

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20 Quotes on the Hardest Questions Christians Face – Christian Article

The following quotes caught my attention as I (Matt Smethurst) read Rebecca McLaughlin’s outstanding new book, Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World’s Largest Religion (Crossway, 2019) [TGC review | interview]. My secular friends are twice as likely to raise children who become Christians as I am to raise children who become nonreligious. And the kind of religious beliefs people hold today are not the kind that fit comfortably into the “Coexist” bumper sticker. In North America, partly thanks to immigrant…

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It’s all about you – Living the life God intended – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Hi how was your week? Mine was great – we finally received some rain which we badly needed. This week I want to talk about you – yes you and me. We are going to be selfish for just a bit because it’s our testimony that encourages others to walk through things happening in their lives. But first I want to deal with identity. Identity in the Oxford dictionary means the fact of being…

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