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The Church—Our Place of Safety

“We do not fully feel the wonder of the passage from death to life which takes place in the new birth till we see it as a transition, not simply out of condemnation into acceptance, but out of bondage and destitution into the ‘safety, certainty, and enjoyment’ of the family of God.”

By |October 21st, 2014|Church|0 Comments

My Post on Pastors.com : 7 Actions

Check out my article on Rick Warren’s leadership website, Pastors.com :

7 Actions to Engage the Men in your Church

 

By |March 12th, 2014|Christian Living, Church, Church Planting, Community|0 Comments

Crossfit & Church : Oddly Familiar

“Check your ego at the door. It doesn’t matter where you finish, only that you finish with integrity and give it a solid effort. Leave the Gym better than when you walked in. Head high and be proud, this stuff is Hard.”


 

The above quote is infamously known to almost every “crossfitter.” […]

By |January 9th, 2014|Church, Community, Identity|0 Comments

Preach the Gospel: Don’t Assume It

 

Assuming the Gospel is actually the height of arrogance. It is as if we were saying, “We all know what God has done for us in Jesus, so we can go on to more important things now.” . . . No preaching, no Christian teaching is complete unless it brings us back to what God […]

By |July 13th, 2013|Christian Living, Church, Evangelism, Holy Spirit, Salvation|0 Comments

Church as Family: Our Place in God’s Family

“The concept of the church as God’s family should give us a new perspective on the work of the church; it is “family work,” and the various members of the family never should compete with each other or hinder one another in their efforts, but should encourage one another and be thankful for whatever […]

By |July 1st, 2013|Christian Living, Church, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Letter From God #2

“Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for […]

Seek It, Love It, Live It, Preach It

“For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the LORD, and to do it and to teach his statutes and rules in Israel.” – Ezra 7:10

 

Over a year ago I came upon this verse that subtly and slowly took hold of my heart. It grasped me in a way that I almost didn’t […]

By |May 28th, 2013|Church, Evangelism, Holy Spirit, Preaching|Comments Off on Seek It, Love It, Live It, Preach It

Recommended Summer Reading

I love books, in particularly good books. Therefore, I have compiled a list of books that I would encourage you to take a look at and read throughout these beautiful summer months. Some of these are from my favorite authors while others have blessed me in tremendous ways and I pray that they bless […]

By |May 15th, 2013|Books, Church, Evangelism, Holy Spirit, Theology|Comments Off on Recommended Summer Reading