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Why You Can’t Focus

Ever wonder why it’s so hard to accomplish things that actually matter? Why your “dreams” don’t come true. Why it feels like your a on a treadmill, worn out all the time and not going anywhere?    Heres a word for ya: F.O.C.U.S.    “One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in…

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A Theology of Shiny New Things

We’ve been bashing consumerism in our church lately. I mean, really bashing it. A couple weeks ago I told our church, during a Sunday preach, that you wouldn't go to hell in hand-basket…quickly…for buying a new iPhone every two years. Key word: quickly. And I don’t apologize, 'cause we've become a culture completely given to the acquiring of stuff and more stuff at the expense of others (often third world factory workers). And at the expense of ourselves. Consumerism IS the…

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