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Ending the Shame Game

Disney’s Lion King has some great theological tie-ins, perhaps more than any other film I have seen. It is rich in content and many biblical life-lessons could be lifted from its script. For me, the main message deals with breaking away from shame and stepping...

Second Chances

Second Chances Ezekiel 36:24-30 24  “‘For I will take you out of the nations; I will gather you from all the countries and bring you back into your own land. 25  I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your...

Same Kind of Different As Me-The Power of Forgiveness and Friendship

There are many themes that could be lifted from the movie, “Same Kind of Different as Me” which tells the truth life story of Debbie and Ron Hall and Denver Moore. The movie highlights the reality of racism that the Bible tells us is sin. Noted also are the quick and...

From Broken to a Breakthrough

The movie “Breakthrough” was appropriately titled because John Smith and his friends fell through the ice, and John was subsequently submerged under water for 15 minutes and went without a pulse for an entire hour. However, even though the title, “Breakthrough” refers...

How Far Will You Go?

How Far Will You Go? In the Old Testament, when God was creating a people for Himself it started with total obedience and a total sacrifice. Last week I detailed the story of Abraham’s obedience, his unwavering faith, and incredible sacrifice. He was willing to...

Hey Dad, What Will Your Kids Remember?

I want to talk to you about a famous father this morning. His name was Abraham. His nickname was the “Father of Many Nations.” From him, the entire Jewish nation descended. And Jesus, our Messiah, our Savior, descended from his line. We all have a reason to be...