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Get Out of Your Head Week 4 — Weapons We Use, Part 2

Get Out of Your Head Week 4 — Weapons We Use, Part 2

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, and participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. — Philippians 2:1-2 Are you ready for one of the hardest, yet most

Remain Silent at the Right Time

Joshua had commanded the army, “Do not give a war cry, do not raise your voices, do not say a word until the day I tell you to shout. Then shout!” — Joshua 6:10 When God brought Joshua and the army of Israel to the city of Jericho, their cause seemed hopeless. The large walls

He offers Elijah comfort

A Cleft in a Rock

A God Who Is With You When You Reach the End of Yourself Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My

What Will You Do With Your One Extraordinary Life?

I have been teaching as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Law School for more than a decade. It’s a place filled with bright, ambitious law students, many of whom have had a lot of life break in their direction. I also teach a class at San Quentin State Prison. My class there is filled with

Kill the Spider: Balderdash

Editor’s Note: In Kill the Spider, Carlos Whittaker deals with problems, bad habits, harmful thought patters (cobwebs) all the way down to the root issue (spider) in order to finally kill it and find freedom in Jesus. In this excerpt, he shares about his experience at a week-long therapy camp. * Remember how I told

Get Out of Your Head Week 3 — Weapons We Use, Part I

This has been the hardest thing for me: to sit still, all alone and there’s a reason for it. Because real, connected, intimate time with Jesus is the very thing that grows our faith, shifts our minds, brings about revival in our souls, and brings about revival in our communities. And, so the devil hates

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