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Character of Faith: Jonah (Sermon)

Jonah’s disobedience has led him from depression to despair. He’s ready to die rather than follow God. Now we all know God could have sent a bolt of lightning to strike Jonah for his disobedience. He could have let Jonah […]

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Lesson on Suffering (Sermon)

“To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life. ‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich) and the slander of those who […]

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We Are Infatuated with Laziness

In the past, we were always known as hard-working people. In our modern context we’ve become entitled and lazy people. Why work hard when things are handed to us on a silver platter? We’ve become lazy and we are infatuated […]

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Grace on the Ground (Sermon)

While we might think that God’s grace is super-abundant in that we could have more than we would ever need or want, we act like it will run out, that there won’t be enough. Much like the Christmas cookies or […]

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Seven Gospel Marks for Ministry

The Church in America today does not lack for conferences, strategies, blog-posts, books, celebrity-pastors, and para-church ministries designed to train, counsel and equip the church and her leaders as never before. But is all of it enough, is it making […]

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Maybe We Got Grace Wrong

It doesn’t matter what version of Christianity you believe in or what denomination you subscribe to. Grace is an important issue to the Christian community. We talk a lot about grace. We insist on how we need to give each […]

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Make Room For One Another

A number of years ago when I was in college, a few of us youth ministry majors went on a missions trip over spring break to the Czech Republic. While traveling we had to take our luggage everywhere, so we […]

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God’s Call Shatters Expectations

I think one of the most fascinating aspect of the Christian life for a person redeemed by the blood of Jesus is the question of God’s calling. Study of God’s calling in Scripture seems to reveal no super-consistent pattern by […]

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Ten Things We Lack that Threaten Us

It is so easy to assume that we “attend” church on a Sunday morning. But let’s remember the timeless truth that we are the church. The church is a group of Christ-followers in one particular area. In some ways you […]

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Five Leaders God Will Not Bless

Books and articles on leadership are never ending. Everyone has something to say about leadership. Many people pursue positions of leadership while others actively avoid positions of leadership. We as people each individually need to be led. Whether we know […]

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