George Bailey2 December 09

Local World Changers

Every Christmas the world revives a classic movie that stars my all time favorite character: George Bailey. George is the main character of the movie, It’s a Wonderful Life. The reason I love George Bailey is because he’s a visionary, he’s humble, he’s bold, he defends the weak, he loves people, but most of all, […]

September 12

What Young Christians Are Looking For In Older Christians | My Lunch With Bob Goff

I was at Starbucks the other day giving a friend advice on how to start a non-profit when an older gentleman overheard us. Intrigued, he asked us a series of questions about our lives and passions. Long story short, he was a pastor who was extremely encouraged to see young Christians following Jesus and trying […]

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Christians Make Buildings Churches. Churches Don’t Make People Christians.

I’m going to cut right to the chase. Too many Christians are worshipping God like Old Testament Jews. We have this skewed view of church which is infecting everything. I know that’s a bold statement but I don’t think it’s an overstatement. It all starts in Genesis. Ever since Adam and Eve’s rebellion, sin has […]

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What Kind Of Guy Culture Tells Us To Be And Why Ryan Gosling Isn’t That Great

I’ve narrowed it down to three different types of guys our culture predominantly tells us we should be like. The Prolonged Adolescent: The Hangover The prolonged adolescent is depicted very well in the movie, The Hangover. This guy is, according to Mark Driscoll, “A boy that can shave.” He is a man that is trying […]

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Abortion and Christians

Can I just say something on the topic of abortion and Christians? As I’ve spent more time with organizations that fight abortion I’ve noticed that most are leaving the scare or guilt tactics to change women’s minds. Instead of emphasizing how terrible and gruesome abortion is, they focus on how beautiful and sacred life is. […]

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Would You Want To Know Your Death?

Has anyone seen Bigfish before? It’s a movie. I saw it for the first time yesterday. In the movie the main character, Edward Bloom and his friends are kids and they find out how they are going to die later in life. Once they know, it terrifies his two friends. But Bloom says, “I mean, […]

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The Most Influential Person In Your Life

The most negative person in your life is you. The most discouraging person in your life is you. No one has let you down more than you have yourself. No one has talked to you and influenced you more than yourself. You are the most influential person in your life. So the question is this, […]

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