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Big Scandal!

Right after we started Two Cities Church, it wasn’t long before I was having a conversation with someone who was upset that we were baptizing someone. When I inquired why, they said that this person was: “Not really a Christian” “They were still sinning” “They didn’t know enough about God” “They didn’t know enough about the…

Content or Discontent?

To be Content or Discontent? That is the Question. Have you ever been a part of a campaign for awareness? The chances are, you probably have. It seems like every month I’m hearing of a new cause that’s surfacing to combat a social justice issue. For example, did you know that August is National Immunization Awareness Monthor…

Does God Play Hide ‘N Seek?

Remember when you were a kid and you just wanted to play hide ’n seek… like all the time? I remember playing different variations on that game. Monsters in the dark, Kick-the-can, Tag, Spy, and their are so many more. My kids love playing hide ’n seek. And they’re terrible at it. They always give up…

Living to Please

Who do you live to please? There’s really only a couple of options. People live to please themselves or someone else. We have gurus and self-help experts who tell us: “Take care of number one!” “Get Yours!” “You do you!” There was a point in history where people served someone higher than them in social standing,…

Turning Fear into Joy

Yesterday I spent the day with my family at Wild Water Adventure Park, or as you long-time Clovis people would say, Clovis Lakes. The park has changed a lot since I was a kid, but some things remain pretty much the same… like the big family tube ride, The Rapids. This is the first time…

Adventure is Everywhere.

Do you agree with that statement? Most kids seek out adventure. Their natural bent is to move towards adventurous things, even dangerous things. But at some point along the way, many of us lose our sense of adventure. Why? In short, I believe it to be the result of two types of conditioning: experiential and cultural conditioning.…