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The Gospel of us

THE GOSPEL OF US


“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation,” Jesus Christ said to the eleven disciples. (Mark 16:14-15 NIV) It was the calling of the disciples to spread the gospel of Christ, so it is with us as well as children of our Heavenly Father – God. But are we spreading the […]

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UNEARTHED: CHANGING THE HEARTS OF MEN


At the root of sexual exploration is a demand—driven by men and women. Sexual brokenness is fueling a multi-billion dollar industry that is hindering the lives of many all over the world. “The key about sex trafficking is supply and demand, and without the demand the supply would dry up. We have porn. We have […]

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ACCORDING TO JAN IN 2014


Already ten days into the new year, and it’s been great! 2013 was great, but 2014 will be even greater. New year. New content. New beginnings. This year I’m expanding my website to become a multimedia platform. I feel a spiritual push to go beyond my website. To go beyond traditionalism. To try new and […]

Instructions For A Bad Day

HAVING A BAD DAY? — LET GO


There is a lot of bad news always being slammed into our faces by media networks, and when your having a bad day yourself, the last thing you want to deal with is more negativity. While it’s necessary to be informed about issues and events, even in a negative light, we could all use some […]

Day in the life of a Crab net

UNDER THE SEA CRAZE CAPTURED WITH A GO-PRO


“Attached a Gopro to a crab net, surprised by what actually goes on down there,” said Scott Murray who uploaded the video below over the weekend that now has gone viral. Video below:

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UNEARTHED: CHANGING THE HEARTS OF MEN


At the root of sexual exploration is a demand—driven by men and women. Sexual brokenness is fueling a multi-billion dollar industry that is hindering the lives of many all over the world. “The key about sex trafficking is supply and demand, and without the demand the supply would dry up. We have porn. We have […]

According To Jan 2014

ACCORDING TO JAN IN 2014


Already ten days into the new year, and it’s been great! 2013 was great, but 2014 will be even greater. New year. New content. New beginnings. This year I’m expanding my website to become a multimedia platform. I feel a spiritual push to go beyond my website. To go beyond traditionalism. To try new and […]

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OBAMA: ‘PRESIDENTIAL SELFIES’ AT MANDELA MEMORIAL


It seems our President was having a ball at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service. TheBlaze, reported that President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt were spotted snapping a “selfie” together at Tuesday’s memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela. It’s unclear whose phone their using, but you can […]

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NOT SO “BREAK IT AND YOU BUY IT”


Confessing to breaking a Christmas ornament, 5-year-old girl named Faith writes the cutest letter apologizing to the store. A manager of a retail store in Britain , identified as Dominic Joyce, tweeted a photo of the note and coins earlier this week. The later reads, “To John Lewis Cambridge,” the letter begins. “I’m sorry I […]

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BEASTS OF THE BEAT: FIGHTING THE CYCLE OF POVERTY


ATJ/TheBlaze: The city of Highland, Mich., is riddled with drugs, poverty, and the unemployment rate is at a staggering 24 percent, more than three times the national average. Yet, there are some who choose not to become a statistic, and choose to break away from the mindset that it has to stay this way, and […]

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SUDDEN DEATH OF THEIR DAUGHTER TURNED INTO A ‘PAY IT FORWARD’ MOVEMENT


Coffee, a lot of people enjoy it, especially Alyssa Josephine O’Neill, who had a request – she asked her mother to take her out for a pumpkin spice latte the following day. Sadly, O’Neill died the next day, Sept. 4, of an epileptic seizure—she never got her latte. “We were just shocked at the sudden […]

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Day in the life of a Crab net

UNDER THE SEA CRAZE CAPTURED WITH A GO-PRO


“Attached a Gopro to a crab net, surprised by what actually goes on down there,” said Scott Murray who uploaded the video below over the weekend that now has gone viral. Video below:

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VIRAL VIDEO: WESTJET CHRISTMAS SURPRISE WILL MAKE YOU SMILE


Airports during the holiday season seem the least merry of places, but, thanks to WestJet, passengers experienced something else entirely, watch below: Share the Christmas spirit by sharing this post on your social networks! (H/T: Mashable)  

Selfies With Strangers

YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE THEY WERE STRANGERS


Imagine if complete strangers decided to take a picture together, and instead of awkwardness in the results, an appearance of genuine connection instead; well, that’s exactly what happened when charismatic YouTuber Stuart Edge took off to the streets to take selfies with complete strangers:   Stuart notes in the beginning of the video about a […]

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SNUBBY J GOES PUNK WITH A DAFT PUNK MEDLEY


I like individual creativity, I like Daft Punk, and now I also like Snubby J! You have done a Daft Punk fan proud! I search daily on YouTube for very creative videos that I could share on here, and this video truly deserves it: RimbaTubes: Daft Punk Medley currently has 1,036,244 views as of now. His […]

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – AUGUST 11: Actor Ashton Kutcher speaks onstage at the Teen Choice Awards 2013 at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 11, 2013 in Universal City, California. Credit: Getty Images

AN INSIGHTFUL SPEECH FROM ASHTON KUTCHER


Rarely anything insightful comes out from the bowels of Hollywood, but then again, norms are often broken, and that’s exactly what actor (Chris) Ashton Kutcher did on his acceptance speech after receiving the “Ultimate Choice Award” at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards on Sunday night. During the night of Teen Choice Awards, in mist of […]

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PRANK: A ODD WAY OF ASKING A GIRL ON A DATE


Usually guys tread carefully on asking the parents permission to take their daughter on a date, but YouTuber Stuart Edge had no worries… watch below:

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SUPRISE CAMERA PRANK


You’re eating sushi, and suddenly a camera strolls by to capture the moment. Well, this is exactly what happened when YouTuber Garrett Garcia with his channel OverBoardHumor decided to prank some people at a local sushi joint. Watch below:

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INSTAGRAM DIRECT: “SEND PRIVATE PHOTOS TO YOUR FRIENDS”


We all remember when Instagram went Insta-video in June of this year, and as a result, we now get fifteen seconds of filtered videos raging from beautiful landscapes and cat fights—actual cats fighting. However, today Instagram announced Instagram Direct. A new feature in which IG users will now be able to send photos that they […]

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13-INCH IPADS?


In a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, Apple has requested to its suppliers that it design a display just under 13 inches. Is Apple trying to expand their product line or is this a reaction to competitor Samsung as they expand with more products?   IGN has the following: “Officials at the company’s […]

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INSTAGRAM GOES INSTA-VIDEO


Instagram use to be all about artsy fartsy photos. Think it’ll remain the same with videos capturing? Today Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom announced to 130 million monthly users will now be able to shoot and share 15-second videos, dressed up with one of 13 special filters. “It’s everything we know and love about […]

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WATCH: MEN CAN NOW EXPERIENCE A BABY’S KICK


Some are calling it the “wussification of men,” and others calling it a great experience that up to this point  only mothers could experience. The Diaper brand Huggies has developed a belt that can replicate in real-time an unborn baby’s kick to a belt that the father could wear so he could feel what the […]

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CREATIVE LED ART FOR YOUR BIKE


Looking to spice up your bike, and make heads turn? If so, you might want to consider getting your hands on some of these from MonkeyLectric:   The Monkey Light Pro features four bars sporting a total of 256 full-color LEDs, which fit together inside the spokes and display bright images over the entire wheel […]

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A STAR WARS FAN’S DREAM: A HOMEMADE LIGHTSABER


If you are a Star Wars fan like me, you probably filled with envy each time those lightsaber battles occurred, saying to yourself “I wish I had one of those!” But wish no more! And you can thank Drake Anthony — a.k.a. the DIY Laser Guy;  for putting together a 9mm 450 nanometer laser diode […]

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ROBOTS ARE TAKING OVER THE WORLD…


  Yep, robots are taking over the world soon…   What do you think about this? Crazy awesome or down right freaky?        

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The Gospel of us

THE GOSPEL OF US


“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation,” Jesus Christ said to the eleven disciples. (Mark 16:14-15 NIV) It was the calling of the disciples to spread the gospel of Christ, so it is with us as well as children of our Heavenly Father – God. But are we spreading the […]

Photo Credit: Lauren DeMoss

BLOGGER DIGS DEEP INTO THE SOCIAL MEDIA BIAS OF #MCM


Jesus-lover, girlygirl, and blogger Lauren DeMoss has a problem with the social media generated game Man Crush Monday, and has no problem expressing it, “just when you thought your standards were safe……here we go. We say we want men of God, but we are posting pictures of men of the world. We say have men […]

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BOOK REVIEW: JESUS>RELIGION


Grace is enough. It truly is. It’s transformational power cannot be ignored. It’ll change you—it changed me, and it changed  Jefferson Bethke. I had the privilege to read an advance copy of his upcoming book out October 7th titled “JESUS>RELIGION: WHY HE IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN TRYING HARDER, DOING MORE AND, BEING GOOD ENOUGH” […]

Heaven-on-Earth

HEAVEN ON EARTH PT. THREE


If you have not read the intro to this series yet, you can read: HERE and you can also read PT. one HERE  and PT. two HERE — Heaven is now. Heaven is here. Heaven is within. Eternal life (Heaven) is less about a time when you die, and more about a real life altering […]

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HEAVEN ON EARTH PT. TWO


If you have not read the intro to this series yet, you can read HERE and you also read PT. one HERE — It seems that those who talk the most about going to heaven talk the least about bringing heaven to earth. Our cultural assumptions and misunderstanding about heaven have led us to automatically […]

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HEAVEN ON EARTH PT. ONE


If you have not read the intro to this series yet, you can read: HERE — Life is a pulsing, progressing, evolving, dynamic, reality in which tomorrow will not be a repeat of today.  It’s continuous. A day begins, and it ends. A year ends, and a new one begins. However, what is the Bible […]

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INTRODUCTION: “HEAVEN ON EARTH” SERIES


Floaty, dreamy, hazy, is that heaven? Perfect hair, people laying in clouds, angelic voices singing. Is that heaven? Where is heaven? What is heaven? Who is going to heaven? When is heaven going to happen? It is time to question what religion has fabricated into our minds about heaven. We have allowed religion to take […]

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DEAD END


It’s always unfortunate during movie scenes that involve someone running away from a gang or an individual wanting to cause harm to the person being chased when they end up running into an ally that has a dead end.  He or she is trapped… nowhere to go. I’ve had my fair share of dead ends, […]

Losing Christianity

LOSING CHRIST-’IANITY’


Title is not reality. You might call yourself a plumber, but if you don’t go out, and do plumber like work it won’t be a reality. There are a lot of people who call themselves Christian, and yet their life says nothing about being a follower of Christ. They’re just wearing a title – a […]

Condemnation

THE CHURCH HAS BECOME A CONDEMNING BULLY


Condemnation, an expression of strong disapproval, e.g., showing disapproval to someone due their actions, according to our English dictionary. However, in God’s dictionary the word condemnation does not exist: “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set […]

Rated R

RATED R


She’s a ten. He’s a five.  The infamous rating game. We rate ourselves on our physical looks, our financial gain, and by material wealth. However, I choose to be rated R, because I choose to reign in life. Rated R: R For Reigning in Life What does it mean to reign? No, it does not […]

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GOD BELONGS IN MY CITY


America is need of restoration. There is a cancer in our homeland that has to be eradicated. The heart of America has to be restored,  that is, God. It needs to start at home,  then our communities,  and then each state. America’s pulse will not fade away, because I believe in the power of love. […]

One

ONE


  Apparently there are twenty-one or thirty-one different religions in this world that express different ideas. In Christianity alone there are so many denominations that in most cases have their own doctrine, that is, a different doctrine than the one brought/set by Christ. There are so many ideas floating around this world of ours. Messages […]

Marriage = 1 man and 1 woman

MARRIAGE = ?


Marriage has been a big topic this month. Primarily, same-sex marriage. North Carolina passing an amendment that keeps marriage defined between a man and a woman, and president Obama coming out in favor of same-sex marriage. Anyone who disagrees with same-sex marriage is apparently a bigot, and is mentally ill. I don’t support same-sex marriage, […]

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I LOST MY RELIGION, BUT HAVE GAINED CHRIST!


I lost my religion a while ago. It did me no good. Religion in general is full of ideas that are outrageous, none of them make any sense. Just like Atheists’ idea that humans evolved from apes.  Religion never gave me hope… it left me saying “What’s the point? I’m going to burn in hell […]

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Instructions For A Bad Day

HAVING A BAD DAY? — LET GO


There is a lot of bad news always being slammed into our faces by media networks, and when your having a bad day yourself, the last thing you want to deal with is more negativity. While it’s necessary to be informed about issues and events, even in a negative light, we could all use some […]

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 31


Gift #31: 2013 A whole thirty-one days without missing a post. This day-to-day Christmas posting challenge has been very exciting for me to do, and your response to it has been heartwarming. I started 2013 saying that this year was going to be a year of immeasurably more, and sure has been. Ups and downs, […]

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 30


Gift #30: Being Single. Being single is not a negative thing to me. I don’t feel pressured to jump into a relationship with the opposite sex. I’m happy where I’m at in my singleness. Plenty opportunities to be intimate, but still a virgin. Plenty of opportunities to kiss a girl, yet my lips stay un-kissed. […]

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 29


Gift #29: Being Able To Listen To Others Being able to listen to others is such a heartwarming experience. There are few people who put themselves in position to  listen those needed to be heard, and I take pride that in my life that is not the case. God’s grace has opened up my ears […]

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 28


Gift #28: Jesus > Religion Street Team You’ve probably heard of Jefferson Bethke, if not, he’s a poet gone viral with his spoken word “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus.” The title alone started a huge debate on social networks, and it even caught the eye of big media networks. After a while of […]

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 27


Gift #27: WordPress WordPress is more than a platform. It is a community infatuated with diversity. People all over the world come together to post genuine content, and I am overjoyed that I can be part of the WordPress family. WordPress as a platform has never been an obstacle, on the contrary, it has allowed […]

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 26


Gift #26: The Ability To Write I reread a lot of my written content, and I always humbly surprise myself with what I write. “I wrote that?!” I’d be lying if I said I always felt confident when I write. I know I can write, and I believe without doubt that I’m a great writer, […]

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 25


Gift #25: Grace Christmas Day — Gifts, family, and the dreaded anticipation of having to clean up all the wrapping paper afterwards. However, some might not be experiencing these things, maybe you’re going through a tough situation, a family member passed away recently or you are struggling financially and weren’t able to buy gifts this […]

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 24


Gift #24: Joy Toil, but joy flourishes Pain, but joy flourishes Tribulations, but joy flourishes Loss, but joy flourishes Perpetual joy is found in Christ. Joy is a gift in my life that always keeps me happy and living life to the fullest despite any hardship.

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JAN’S 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 23


Gift: #23 Naps   Short and sweet reflection, naps are great, and it’s a gift in my life. Back to my nap. “Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” […]

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