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When Did Jesus Stop Being Enough?: The Selfie and the Present World

I’m sorry it took so long to get this up. School has started and it has been insanely busy for us here at JNN. Thank you for being patient! You guys are awesome! That said, I hope you guys enjoy this latest installment! – Derek I’ve sat in circles with people my age and heard …

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Barabbas: The Revolutionary, The Thief, The Murderer

John 18:40 NLT “But they shouted back, “No! Not this man. We want Barabbas!” (Barabbas was a revolutionary.)” Barabbas was a revolutionary. He committed murder in uprisings. Yet, the leaders of the priests are here saying, “We have no king besides Caesar. Jesus speaks as if He is a king, and we can’t have that!” …

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When Did Jesus Stop Being Enough?

How do we tell a generation of excess and instantaneous information that Jesus is enough? A generation that really popularized the “selfie”? A generation that is so incredibly focused on self-promotion and self-gratification? We are in the generation that must get a certain number of likes on Instagram or Facebook or else the post/photo gets …

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The Woman Who NEEDED to Get Out of the Kitchen

   I love church. I love working for the church, but at times, I felt like it was becoming so much work. I was focusing on music, media, and creating a theme for a service. I wanted to make it be the best it could. Nothing wrong with that, right? No, of course not. It …

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