The Daily Discovery (July 7, 2016)

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ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) Assisted Suicide: A Quadriplegic’s Perspective – “Culture is so easily influenced by the entertainment industry. This is why I am sounding an alarm about a very dangerous message in a film released this summer. The movie? Me Before You. I went to see Me Before You the first week it was out. I was curious because the story is about a young man named Will who became paralyzed in a motorcycle accident. The filmmakers did a great job of conveying his emotional struggles in facing a life without use of his hands or legs. As you might expect, Will falls into suicidal despair. That is until his … Read More

The Daily Discovery (May 18, 2016)

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ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) What Can Pastors Learn from Donald Trump? – “A couple of weeks ago Donald Trump came here to Omaha before our state’s GOP Primary. True to form, his rally attracted thousands of people. His visit also prompted a number of questions in my mind about those who would support him. Political conviction aside I find it fascinating and instructive that so many support such an unconventional candidate. In their coverage of the rally the Omaha World Herald gathered a number of reasons why his supporters are so adamantly behind him. What is interesting here is the fact that so much of why they support him pivots … Read More

Preachers Will Be Judged More Harshly: And so will you, Small Group Leaders

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 love you. You read that correctly, I love you, each and every one of you; Christian, pagan, Muslim, friend, enemy, heretic, solid bible preacher, etc. I love you all the way Christ directs me to love you in scripture (1 John 4:7-8).  In particular, I love my fellow small group1 leaders for heeding the call Christ has placed on your life to take on the responsibility of leading a small portion of his flock, many times sacrificing personal peace and comfort in the process.  In fact, I love you so much that I feel led to ensure you fully grasp the weight of the position you occupy, as always, from a biblical perspective. The Bible says that preachers will be … Read More