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“So that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.” Matthew 23:35 In this...

Last Sunday, The Trinity Church celebrated its grand opening in Scottsdale, Arizona! It was a joyful, fruitful, and wonderful day thanks to God’s grace through an amazing team of wonderful people. My personal highlight was having our youngest daughter be...

Start the New Bible Study Today! At The Trinity Church in Scottsdale, Pastor Mark Driscoll recently taught a Bible study series to the core launch team entitled “1 John: The Father Heart of God.” Recorded in black and white as the...

In the past year and a half or so, I have had the great honor of traveling and learning. Rather than frequently teaching, I had the joy of doing a lot of listening. In an effort to grow as a pastor,...

Read the Bible Pray Get involved in a healthy church. Join a small group. Sing worship songs. Read Christian books. Share Jesus with non-Christians. Give financially. Serve others. Learn to forgive. Be open to changing however God asks you. Journal your thoughts and prayers with God. Remind yourself every day that God...

Imagine you were in a coma and awoke after many years. What’s the first thing you would do? Whatever that thing is, it would reveal your passions, your pleasures, and your priorities. If you picked up the phone and called a...

Give them a gift. Pray with them. Find ways to practically serve them. Look for ways to encourage them. Forgive them. Give them the benefit of the doubt. Tell them you love them. Be considerate of them. Ask them how you can be more loving without being defensive. Smile.  ...

“I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead.” Revelation 3:1 Jesus didn’t have anything nice to say to the church in Sardis. Then again, why should he? It wasn’t really even a church any longer. There...

On Sundays, before they preach, just go up and pray for them. Thank them for the things you appreciate about them. Send a thank you card to their spouse listing reasons you appreciate them. Send thank you cards to their children with specific...

“The only paradise is paradise lost.” –Marcel Proust School is finally out, the sun is up, and many of us are preoccupied with planning the perfect summer. These plans include fairs, festivals, parades, concerts, parties, cultural celebrations, and desperately needed vacations. What they...

Even though I’m out of town on vacation with our family and largely offline, news of the horrific attack in Orlando got to us quickly. Seemingly everyone we encountered was checking the latest news updates, and processing how they were...

Find books and topics that you are genuinely interested in. Always have a book nearby so that you can spend the time breaks that come throughout the day to read a bit at a time. Use a pen, highlighter, or stylus (for...