Discussion Starter: Confederate Flag Targeted After Mass Killing
29 June 2015
In the News Charleston, S.C.—Following the shooting deaths of nine African-Americans during a church Bible study, Southern states are debating the removal of the Confederate flag. Alleged killer Dylann Roof posed with the flag, sparking renewed controversy about its appropriateness in public life. During his..
Discussion Starter: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage
26 June 2015
In the News Washington—In a landmark 5-4 ruling Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court guaranteed the right to same-sex marriage for all Americans. Same-sex marriage is now legal in the 13 states that had continued to ban it, despite fast-moving changes in public opinion. In the..
Discussion Starter: Church Shooting Breaks State’s ‘Heart and Soul’
19 June 2015
In the News Charleston, S.C.—Residents of Charleston, known as the “Holy City” for its many churches and religious tolerance, are grieving after a white gunman allegedly shot and killed nine black people in a church prayer meeting. Dylann Roof, 21, was captured after a 14-hour..
Christ + Me + Sin Message Illustration
17 June 2015
I had fun and the privilege of filming a message illustration recap from one of our weekend services. The illustration has been around for a while, but really drives the point and brings real clarity of what happens when we give our lives to Christ. Hope..
FREE Discussion Starter: Cyrus Confirms Bisexuality
16 June 2015
In the News New York—Saying she’s “open to every single thing that’s consenting and…legal,” Miley Cyrus bares all in a just-released Paper magazine cover story. The pop star, now 22, describes being just 14 when she told her mom she loved girls just as much..