Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Heart of Sin & Salvation

John Stott: The concept of substitution may be said to lie at the heart of both sin and salvation. For the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for … Continue reading

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100 Things I Am Thankful For

As I was spending time in scripture and prayer this morning (been trucking through James very slowly and profitably), I began to thank God for His gifts to me. The more I prayed, the more overwhelmed I became; not in … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Why Bother With Church Membership? A great overview on what I think is one of the most needed doctrines in the church today. “‘Where is church membership in the Bible?’ This is a question I am frequently asked. The short … Continue reading

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Beware of Church Hoppers

Mez McConnell, a church planting pastor in Scotland and founder of the church planting ministry 20Schemes, gives some good advice to pastors and church planters concerning a certain type of church folk called church hoppers: These are the people that … Continue reading

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The Pastor I Hope to Be

I am not a novel reader by practice, but I know it’d be good for my soul. So, in an effort to cultivate, I recently picked up a book that a good friend, lover of literature, fantastic wife/mommy, and gifted … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

God Actually Spoke to Me. A story of a man who heard the voice of God. Mizzou & a More Excellent Way. An amazing story demonstrating the power of the gospel and the hope of true reconciliation. “This gentleman started … Continue reading

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The Beat of a Different Drum

Have you ever wondered why Christians are so weird? Vance Havner: I have read of a parade of boys in which everyone was in step except one youngster. It was discovered that under his coat he carried a transistor radio … Continue reading

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