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Why Highland is Headed to China

    In a few days I join seven others from Highland on a survey trip to China. We leave early on Monday, March 2 and return in the evening on March 13. This trip finds its roots in “The Next Big Thing,” a time of prayer and dreaming which Highlanders engaged in during the […]

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ISIS, Cancer, War and Ashes

  Today is Ash Wednesday. Millions will literally mark the day with ashes. What began in the early church as a 40 hour fast in preparation for baptism has transformed into 40 days of prayer, fasting and contemplation. This year it comes at a particularly dark time: The ISIS beheading of 21 Christians. Friends in Ukraine […]

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Book Review of Scot McKnight’s “Kingdom Conspiracy”

This entry is part 28 of 28 in the series Book Reviews

This entry is part 28 of 28 in the series Book Reviews           I met Jerry on a Sunday afternoon in the oldest neighborhood in Fort Worth, TX. He and I had gathered with a small group for Sunday dinner at the home of Steve and Lindsay. Steve preached at a nearby congregation. He […]

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Faithful and Ordinary (Part 5)

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Faithful and Ordinary

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Faithful and Ordinary   If ever there was a modern miracle, it was the recovery of Dr. Kent Brantly from the deadly Ebola virus. After days of fasting and prayer by the hundreds in his Fort Worth congregation of the Southside Church of Christ, Dr. […]

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