Articles By Key Life
Undone Redone - Tray & Melody Lovvorn
Monday April 17, 2017addiction • christian life • marriage • pain & suffering • relationships •
After six years of being apart, their divorce just didn’t work out. It wasn’t buckling down and following Jesus’ 10 principles for a healthy marriage that fixed things. It was radical grace! Join Tray and Melody from UndoneRedone.com as they tell their story of sexual addiction, betrayal, and flying off the whirring performance treadmill only to crash right into God’s unconditional love.
Outside the Camp - Garth Cross
Monday April 10, 2017church • leadership • pastors • practical theology •
There’s a special kind of suffering reserved for people who have screwed up bad enough to be rejected by communities who say they believe in forgiveness and restoration. It’s a pain that brings perspective, but only after lament. Join Garth Cross on SBE for a discussion of his book, ‘Outside the Camp: A Former Pastor Looks at the Church from a Distance.’
Christ the King
Friday April 7, 2017steve's sermons •
Once you bow before King Jesus, it’s almost impossible to bow before another king. Yeah, sometimes we see all the bad stuff and we want to run, but where are nobodies like us going to go? Join Steve as he looks at Luke 19:28-44 and teaches that Jesus really is the King… even when it doesn’t look like it.
Undefended - Daniel Bush
Monday April 3, 2017christian life • pain & suffering •
It’s natural to avoid pain and suffering, but what if lowering our defenses actually opens us up to the supernatural? Would an intimate experience with God be worth giving up self-protection? Join Dr. Daniel Bush on SBE as he talks with Steve and the crew about his new book, ‘Undefended: Discovering God When Your Guard Is Down.’
A Matter of Truth
Friday March 31, 2017steve's sermons •
“It doesn’t matter what you believe as long as you believe something and you’re sincere about it.” That’s from the pit of hell and it smells like smoke! Truth is not decided by taking a vote. It has to do with ultimate reality and it matters more than our individual agendas. Join Steve as he looks at John 8:31-47 to see the truth that will make you free.
Politics in the Church - Controversy
Thursday March 30, 2017church • leadership • pastors • pastors' chat •
We’re living in toxic times, and pastors are often called by God to stand against the status quo. If God’s shepherds aren’t challenging their congregations, they’re no longer ministering to them… they’ve joined them. Join Steve, along with pastors Zach Van Dyke and Kevin Labby, as they talk about how pastors can prepare for, process, and protect themselves during the inevitable controversy that will come if they’re actually doing their job.
Katharina and Martin Luther - Michelle DeRusha
Monday March 27, 2017christian life • marriage •
He was the father of the Reformation. She was a nun who dropped life in the convent like a bad habit. Together, they were a legendary couple with a revolutionary marriage. Join Michelle DeRusha on SBE for a discussion of her new book, ‘Katharina and Martin Luther: The Radical Marriage of a Runaway Nun and a Renegade Monk.’
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Friday March 24, 2017steve's sermons •
You know all those people who drive you nuts with their superficial beliefs and spurious views? If you’re a Christian, you’re supposed to love those turkeys while standing up for truth. That’s a tall order. Join Steve as he teaches from Philippians 2:1-11 and 1 Corinthians 1:10 about how to love without sacrificing your convictions.