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VIDEO: Moments that Matter – Do I Seek God’s Protection or His Permission?

It is far too easy to fall into the trap of looking for God’s permission to do or act or respond when we really should be seeking His providential guidance. This is tricky – how do we tell the difference? How do we uncover what God would have us do in contrast to what He often allows us to do? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name.

VIDEO: Moments that Matter – Am I a Double-Minded Christian?

We all want to be successful at whatever it is we are focusing on. How do we do it?  Be single-minded. Have your vision clear and your energy directed. It's not easy.  We end up distracted, or we start something but don't finish or we even rationalize our way out of triumph. How do we put habitual double-minded thinking behind us and reach forward towards true, godly achievement?  Watch this short vlog and then listen to our podcast of the same name:  Am I a Double-Minded Christian?

Am I a Double-Minded Christian?

We all want to be successful at whatever it is we are focusing on. How do we do it?  Be single-minded. Have your vision clear and your energy directed. It's not easy.  We end up distracted, or we start something but don't finish or we even rationalize our way out of triumph. How do we put habitual double-minded thinking behind us and reach forward towards true, godly achievement?

How Much Should Christians Compromise?

The ability to compromise is a lost art. We have become so diverse in our thinking, so polarized in our viewpoints and so set in our conclusions as unequivocally right, that the mere idea of compromise is in some cases viewed as a repulsive evil. Now look – there are times when compromise should be off the table. There are times when that which is right and sound should not be approached with the idea of watering it down for the sake of making someone or some group or some sect happy. But when? When do we stand as an immovable force and when do we bend and acquiesce to include the preferences of others? Fortunately for us, these very issues existed in biblical times so we actually do have a pretty clear set of guidelines to follow. Is compromise good? Yes! Is compromise bad? Yes! Let’s figure this out!