I don’t know about you, but I I’m not a fan of being uncomfortable. I love comfort. I like a nice ride, a soft couch, a warm bed, and delicious beverage. Comfort is something that we all enjoy. Sometimes to our detriment. You probably don’t know me, but I started working for XXXchurch full-time about… Read more »
Author: <span class="vcard">Thomas Lanns</span>
Centuries ago, Celtic Pilgrims would head out on Pilgrimage with a little money and a little food in a pouch, having no destination or plan. The idea was pretty simple: rather than seeking God to illuminate the path they were walking and take away their fear as a result; instead they sought to walk into… Read more »
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“I can do it myself ” is one the of the biggest lies we’ve perpetuated today. It’s easy to get why: because we love independence. We’re threatened by losing our autonomy. The most triumphant modern narrative is, “I’m my own person and I call my own shots.” And certainly there’s great truth in valuing individuality. But… Read more »
Here at XXXchurch we constantly push the idea that freedom from addiction or pain in our lives requires others to walk alongside us. There is a really good reason for this! You’ve probably spent so much time trying to fix this problem on your own that the only possible solution is to allow someone else… Read more »
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If you’ve ever been around me for 30 consecutive seconds, you know that I’m a pretty competitive guy. I don’t know where it comes from—it’s just part of my personality, I guess. It’s how I was able to launch an international ministry Marriage, however, is not a competition. It’s easy to think of marriage as… Read more »
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If you want to keep porn out of your home, you need to know: There’s not enough porn-proofing in the world to stop you unless you really want to quit porn. But: the very act of taking a first step to prevent porn can lead to momentum, which can lead to total, lasting freedom. Those… Read more »
We can’t change each other; we can only change ourselves. That’s just one of the hard and fast truths about relationships, and yet we tend to spend tremendous amounts of time and energy ignoring it. Hey, I get it: sometimes that person really needs to change. But guess what: we all need to change. We… Read more »
Marriage is tough. It’s work. My wife Jeanette and I married 17 years ago, and I wish more people would’ve told us back then how challenging marriage can be, but it’s a challenge we’ve accepted. We’ve worked at it. We’ve had our ups and downs, but: We’ve grown closer together. We have a strong marriage… Read more »
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[Note: This month we will be sharing some free tips from our X3coaches. These guys have some great insight so please enjoy] Beating an addiction is hard. You don’t need me to tell you that. That’s why you’re currently reading this right? There are times when you feel on top of the world and believe… Read more »
Self-improvement always sounds like a great thing until we actually dig in and get our hands dirty. We talk about the need for accountability, but the second we turn that scalpel inward, we flinch and fight and justify our way out. It can be messy, awful work to hear the truth about yourself. It’s never… Read more »