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Watch: Wide-Awake Faith in a World Fast Asleep

Watch: Wide-Awake Faith in a World Fast Asleep

by Rick James

To be asleep is to be oblivious to being oblivious. The danger of sleep is the danger of carbon monoxide: it’s colorless and odorless, and you’re anesthetized before you know it—before you ever hit the floor. And for the follower of Jesus, it’s just as dangerous—because the Christian who is “asleep” is spiritually unreceptive. If anything will … Read more…

A Million Ways to Die: The Only Way to Live

A Million Ways to Die: The Only Way to Live

by Rick James

We talk a lot about resurrection. What about the death that must come first? Through story and biblical insight, Rick James reminds us that when Jesus tells us to deny ourselves, take up our cross, and follow him, he is describing a path of death, not a path to death.Giving up our own plans in order to meet someone else’s needs. Allowing God to shape o… Read more…