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The Six Breaths of Preaching

  I’m a fan of “breath prayers” such as the Jesus Prayer. Here’s one way I practice it: BREATHE IN: Jesus Christ BREATHE OUT: Son of God BREATHE IN: Have mercy BREATHE OUT: on me. Prayers like these are ways of remaining attentive to God throughout day; praying without ceasing. This experience has recently led […]

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Teaching Teens to Preach

I’m working with teens in Memphis who are interested in learning how to preach. Below are the two models I’ve shared with them as a starting point for learning how to craft a sermon. Obviously, there’s a lot that could be covered. This is just one place to begin. How about you? Where would you […]

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What Jesus (and you) Can’t Do

  When I was a teenager, I spent summers at my mom’s house in Las Cruces, NM. Mom and my step-dad paid for a summer membership to a local country club for a couple of those summers. My brother and I would spend hours swimming and relaxing with some of the rich and famous in […]

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Why the Restoration Movement Needs a Gospel Revival

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series The Jesus Model

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series The Jesus Model   The Need for Restoration My friends Jonathan Storment in Abilene, TX and Josh Ross in Memphis, TN have been speaking and writing a lot about restoration. I, like they, minister among a tribe of churches called Churches of Christ. Historically, we’ve […]

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