Jim Hudson

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Lay Aside the Weight of Self-Indulgence

We are all self-indulgers. The whole lot of us. Let’s just admit it upfront and help each other fight.<p>Biblical self-indulgence is feeding “the …

Fitness

Six Reasons Some Churches Are Moving Back to One Worship Style

You could not help but notice the trend of the past two decades. Numerous churches began offering worship services with different worship styles. It …

The World’s Joy-Tragedy

In his classic book <i>Mere Christianity</i>, C. S. Lewis delivers a profound insight into the psychological engine that pulls along the drama of history. …

Blessings Beyond Our Dreams

We live in the land of dreamers.<p>You’ve seen this before: The biggest impact, as the spiel goes, comes from the biggest dreams, and therefore, if you …

The Open Hands of the Gospel

He may have been a wee little man, but he was the kingpin of the Jericho tax cartel. He was a filthy rich little guy, this Zacchaeus.<p>But when he met …

Be a Storyteller

What do you do when you get together with friends? You start with a story. What do you do when you return from vacation? Do you pull out the agenda …

Are You An “Efficient” Worshiper?

I remember many years ago my grandpa made a comment about the “7-11” songs. He couldn’t understand the purpose behind the new style of worship where …

America in Black and White: Why Do So Many of Us Respond to Ferguson So Differently?

One of the confusing things about the fallout from the shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, is the differing …

The Broken Beauty of the Global Church

In Wheaton, Illinois, where I live, I'm surrounded by families who have fled their countries, leaving war, famine, political oppression, and …

The Briefing 08-18-14

The Sin in Our Cynicism

Cynicism is a problem.<p>Maybe it’s not explicitly on your radar, but you’re sure to have felt its force. Cynicism is that sneering bitterness toward …

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Born Again Christians?

David Platt discusses what it looks like to be a Christian today.<p>He says, “We live in a day where is means almost nothing to be a Christian. …

The Bible is not a magic 8 ball, a means to an end, but reveals to us the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. http://t.co/NyHyMPTUu0

N Is for Nazareth

Christians around the world are changing their social media avatars to the arabic letter “n.” In so doing, these Christians are reminding others …

How To Fit Mission Into Your Schedule

Paul Tripp discusses how to fit mission into your schedule without causing it to become one more thing on the to-do list.<p>In the video clip above he …

RT @challies: "The whole life of man until he is converted to Christ is a ruinous labyrinth of wanderings." (John Calvin) http://t.co/cLPwBYanSY

Tullian Tchividjian on Twitter: ""God always pours His grace into empty hands." St. Augustine"

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The Joy Seeker’s Idol

We were made to enjoy God.<p>That’s the message of Desiring God, and we believe it’s the message of the Bible. But if we’re honest, we don’t always <i>feel</i> …

Ten Ways Millennials Are Shaping Local Congregations Today

They are the largest generation in history. In the United States alone, they number more than 78 million, even larger than the seemingly ubiquitous …