Shane Pruitt

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Husband, Father, Director of Missions for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, Writer & Communicator. www.shanepruitt.com Instagram and Twitter: @shane_pruitt78

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7 Real-Life Struggles That Jesus Can Identify With

We’ve all said it, or at least thought it: “Jesus couldn’t possibly understand what I’m…

9 Common Myths Christians Believe at Christmas

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year, because it calls our attention…

Why Do So Many People Who Talk About Jesus Not Actually Read the Bible?

My wife, Kasi, and I have five children. Our oldest two are both girls, 11…

Is the Statement, ‘I’ve been a Christian My Whole Life’ a Lie?

If you’ve been around church culture for any length of time, you’ve most likely heard…

Are You Wasting Time Trying to Be ‘Happy’?

Over the past 15-plus years of ministry, there have been multiple times when I’ve counseled…

This Huge Misconception May Be Affecting Your Ability to Offer Forgiveness

Naturally, people don’t like to (and, frankly, don’t want to) forgive. We want to hold…

Why Spouses (and All Christians) Need to Argue More

It’s often unspoken but there’s one lie common in church circles I want to address.…

Don’t Forget, There’s a Lot Right With the Church, Too

It’s way too easy to find blogs, articles and books on “what’s wrong with the…

5 (More) Unbiblical Statements Christians Believe

About three years ago, I wrote an article titled “9 Unbiblical Statements That Christians Believe,” and…

The 7 Deadly Sins of Insecure People

As a culture, we make every effort possible and spend billions of dollars in our…

Should You Be So Emotionally Invested in Football?

I’m a follower of Jesus, a leader in my denomination, a preacher of the Word…

‘Millennial’ Shouldn’t Be a Derogatory Term

Many of my friends, colleagues and I are making a living right now speaking, writing…

How to Handle Criticism Like an Adult

In life, there are three things that we can’t avoid: death, taxes and criticism. From…

The Harm of ‘Believing in Yourself’

Several years ago, when I was a student pastor, I was sitting in an awards…

What Actually Happens When Someone Dies?

I stood behind a podium in the funeral home staring at a crowd of a…

What Your Favorite Bible Translation Says About You

Let’s be honest, when someone tells you what their favorite Bible translation is, you fairly…

What Your Favorite Bible Translation Says About You

God A comprehensive guide Share Facebook 2,861 Twitter 0 Let’s be honest, when someone tells…

It’s Time to Rethink the Term ‘Missionary’

When you think about a missionary, often the images that comes to mind are those…

Forgiveness Doesn’t Mean Forgetting

One of the scariest verses in all of Scripture has to be Matthew 6:14–15, where…

5 Ways for Couples to Argue Well

Is there a way to argue well? You may be thinking, “Wait. Couples are not…

3 Bad Reasons to Want Kids

Remember that old playground song: “Bob and Sally / Sitting in a tree, / K-I-S-S-I-N-G.…

10 Things We’ve Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

About 10 years ago, before God and our assembled witnesses of friends and family, we…

Should We Be Saying ‘It’s a God Thing’?

It was a total “God thing!” If you’ve spent much time around church people, you’ve…

Why Following Your Heart Is a Really Bad Idea

“You just need to follow your heart!” How many times have we been given this…