How to offer better prayer requests

By David Murrow on July 6, 2016

She posted a request for prayer for someone named Les. I was mystified. Who is Les? Her husband? Her son? Her daughter? A co-worker? Her dog?

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Why men kill in God’s name

By David Murrow on June 14, 2016

It starts when a man says to himself four fateful words: God needs my help.

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How to love your church again (in 15 minutes)

By David Murrow on April 12, 2016

Are you sick of going to church? Bored? Burned out? Angry? Irritated? You’re not alone.

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Do you worship your pastor?

By David Murrow on March 15, 2016

I’ve talked to a lot of guys who’ve quit going to church. Their reasons vary, but a significant number fell away when they became disenchanted with their preacher.

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Is it a sin to use a smartphone in church?

By David Murrow on November 16, 2015

There have always been distractions in church. The smartphone is the most potent distraction yet.

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How to worship out of your mind

By David Murrow on October 29, 2015

Humans have five senses. Why do we use just one when we worship?

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Before he was nailed he was screwed

By David Murrow on March 30, 2015

Even before the nails pierced Jesus’ hands and feet, Christ faced a cascade of betrayals. Pardon my blunt language: before he was nailed he was screwed.

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Pastors, you should mention ISIS this Sunday

By David Murrow on February 19, 2015

You have an opportunity to use this tragic tale to stir the hearts of your men.

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The altar girl controversy

By David Murrow on February 3, 2015

Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco recently pulled the plug on its 20-year-long experiment with altar girls. The media saw this as a simple case of discrimination. But there’s more to the story…

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Will individualism kill corporate worship?

By David Murrow on January 28, 2015

If we come together to do our own thing, why even come together?

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