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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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Do You Live Close to Your Church?

Do you live close to your church? In such a mobile society, lots of folks go to churches they aren’t geographically close to. I’ve met many who drive 45 minutes to get to church on Sunday. Recently, I heard about … Continue reading

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Your Life is the Evidence of Your Theology

Our believing gives way to our behaving. Our theology (i.e. the stuff we really believe about God and not the stuff we pretend to believe about God) always flows out of our fingertips. What you do is a result of … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

What is Biblical Love? “True, biblical love consists in the sharing of mutual joy—of seeking one another’s joy as one’s own.” 40 Things Parents Definitely Can’t Get Away With Anymore. The difference of childcare between our parents generation and ours … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Measuring a Church By Love. This is a simple and needed reminder. “Rather than measuring His body by its statistical success, Jesus measures it by the way that we love one another.” 15 Ways to Use Leftover Wine. For those … Continue reading

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Do You Admit You Have Blindspots?

In the last Saturday Post I linked to an article about blind spots, but the article’s message so resonated with me that I thought to quote the main section of it here. Talking specifically about his writing, Russ Ramsey shares … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

5 Reasons Why the Virgin Birth of Jesus is Important. “John Frame writes that the virgin birth of Jesus is doctrinally important because of…” Don’t Badmouth Obama. “God takes his word very seriously. If we dishonor the President there may … Continue reading

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You Are Not the Expert On You

I’ve been thinking about this and growing increasingly sure of its truth: You are not the expert on you. Now, to be fair and state the obvious, in one sense, you are an expert on you. You alone know your … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

It’s gonna be a little light today, I am up at Running Springs preaching at Ponderosa Pines Christian Camp. 7 Principles of Sabbath Rest. Do you have trouble resting. This will help immensely. Understand the Same Sex Marriage Issues. A … Continue reading

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My Kind of Seeker Sensitivity

If this is what people meant by being a seeker sensitive church, then I’d be all in. Paul Washer: Our churches have plenty of strategies for becoming more seeker friendly, but we ought to realize this: there is only one … Continue reading

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