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Christ Comes First

As long as our ministry efforts have different starting points than our Life in Christ, they will never be fully united, nor will they be of Christ.

Life Lessons from "This Is Us" - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

If we want our children and families to grow in their likeness to Christ, then we must pursue that path ourselves.

Finally, A Blog Post About Zelda - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

Video games are fun, but not only because they provide great entertainment. They speak to our desire to participate in a story that is bigger than we are: God's Story.

Longing for the Right Thing - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

God has given us a natural capacity for desire, meant to be directed toward Him. But is it possible that this "holy longing" might be directed toward the wrong ends?

What CrossFit Taught Me About Loving God - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

Working out is helpful for our health, but perhaps the habit of exercise can teach us something about forming spiritual habits as well.

Disney is for Grown-Ups - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

Disney movies aren't just for kids. In fact, the way we watch them as grown-ups may even have something to teach us about how we approach faith in Christ as well.

Beautiful/Sensational Stories from Anonymous/Shipwrecked People - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

Why is it that sometimes we feel that only those with "extraordinary stories" are worth hearing? Might it be that all stories have equal worth?

Star Wars: An Entertaining, Misdirection of Love - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

As human beings, we are made to be lovers; we can't help but love. But WHAT do we love as ultimate? Is it the Lord, or something else?

Searching for God in a World of Pokémon - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

Niantic's Pokémon Go exploded on the scene in July. Might it be that the game's popularity is largely due to a longing for transcendence?

The Flash: Heroism, Villainy, and Death - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

Each of us is capable of great good or great evil, and it usually comes down to what we are willing to die for. Will you choose to be a hero or a villain?