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Possessions, Money, and Faith

According to recent research, Christians give around 2.5% of their household income to charity. That’s a pretty small amount given the kind of lifestyle that many of us live. While I don’t think that number is reflective of Southside’s giving habits, I imagine there are many of us who could be more generous with our...

Living a Better Story

Last week I had the awesome experience of going to a conference in Chicago called Storyline. The people and the material there were outstanding, and I wanted to share with you a little of what I learned. The Storyline Conference is hosted by Donald Miller, author of Blue Like Jazz, and it’s about improving the...

Flesh and Spirit

A Native American legend says: An old Cherokee was teaching his grandson about life – “A fight is going on inside us,” he told the boy. “It is a terrible fight, and it is between two wolves. One wolf is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, resentment, inferiority, lies, false...