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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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The Reinvention of Success

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Reinvention of Highland

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Reinvention of Highland       One of the most significant steps we’ve taken in our revitalization journey is to redefine success. To draw a new target. This didn’t happen overnight. It’s been a long process that started early in our decline and has only recently […]

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The Reinvention of Prayer

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Reinvention of Highland

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Reinvention of Highland At a gathering of staff and elders of the Highland church recently, one of our elders gave an unexpected confession: “I sort of miss those hard times. We never prayed more as a leadership than we did back then.” “Those hard times” […]

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How Not to Revive the Church

This entry is part 1 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 1 of 27 in the series Gospel   It’s the best of times to be Jesus. And the worst of times to be his church. Larry’s a prime example. I met him through his girlfriend, a member of my congregation. Fresh out of medical school in Memphis, Larry prayed often. Read […]

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