Shaun Brauteseth

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How one bad report wiped out an entire generation.
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How would we know, in today’s world, that someone is an apostle?
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Understand the origin of the Apostle and why we still need the gift today.
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The church seems to have forgotten that it has a non-negotiable blueprint.
What is the gift of tongues, and why should I desire it?
Our partnership is about making Jesus’ name great, not ours.
Is it possible to repent of the sins of those who came before us, or is it pointless?
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Online church enables us to reach more people than ever before but is it real church?
How to bring God’s message with both compassion and truth when directing others to repentance.
Should we avoid songs that come from those we disagree with theologically?
Has God commanded us to tithe, and is it still relevant today?
Easter, Christmas, Lent and Halloween are festivals that many celebrate. Which can we agree to disagree about?
Do we follow the example of Jesus when fighting for truth?
What should Christians do about Christmas?
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What is the 'secret' of contentment in a world full of greed, restlessness and turmoil?
What does God expect us to do about sin in the world?
Why do we have such a hard time separating ourselves from the world?
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When the nation’s laws are at odds with the commands of God, who do we obey?
How not to become a member of a church.
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Should church leadership be representative of different groups?
Why accountability is not others meddling in your life.
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What we can learn from the fall of Ravi Zacharias.
Should popularity be the goal of the modern church?
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The people of God have never been promised perfect health, but we have been promised perfect peace.
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Could the grace of God even reach Kanye?
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True discipleship requires work and patience, and if we want to see good fruit, we must let God tailor each journey.
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What lessons can we learn for our own journey of faith when we see influential leaders crash and burn?
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To be part of a local church is to be in each other’s lives, spaces and affections.
Four12 article image for 'The Collision' about remaining faithful to God versus making a compromise for people's approval.
There is a fine line between provoking trouble and experiencing the kind of opposition that Jesus experienced.
Four12 article image for 'The Popularity Gospel' about what God thinks about popularity
Is God most among us when we are well-known, well-liked and having fun?
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"It's not religion - it's relationship." Is this popular phrase true?
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What leadership lessons can be learned from JFK?
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Can Christianity stand without the Old Testament?
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Why is it that the brightest minds often miss the simple truths?
It's not the 'what' of worship that counts as much as the 'why'.
Satan understands the strategy of timing, and he’s prepared to wait until our defenses are down and the odds are stacked in his favour.
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Suicide is becoming romanticised and glamourised.
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James led a megachurch, so is it always bad to build wide?
What values are subtly shaping our thinking in pop culture today?
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How far is too far in accommodating the message of the Gospel to the modern, post-Christian audience?
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Shaun reviews 'God's Not Dead 2', giving positive feedback about the quality and message of the film.
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'When I left advertising to become a full-time pastor, I thought I was done with catchphrases. Turns out I wasn’t.'
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How do we handle all the content available to us, literally able to fill every waking hour?
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The current crop of superhero movies aren’t interested in creating an elevated view of God; they’re dragging the very notion of Him down to earth.
Are our corporate worship songs mostly focused on God or on ourselves?
Four12 article image for 'Whose Meeting Is It Anyway?' about who church meetings are for
This 'outsiders first' approach to church meetings is found nowhere in Scripture.
Four12 article image for 'Building Fait' about faith to find a building
The story of how Oxygen Life Church put their faith in God to find them the right venue.


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