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How Can Jesus Be The Truth in a Culture of Many Truths?

  A few years ago I was reading through John’s Gospel with a man who did not follow Jesus. Our conversations were surprisingly positive as we walked through John’s account of Jesus. There’s a lot to like about Jesus. And my friend could clearly see that. But those sunny talks turned dark the day we […]

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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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Why Christians Must Give Up the Fight

This entry is part 19 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 19 of 27 in the series Gospel   The church finds itself in a world still filled with many whose hearts are turned away from God. God has won our hearts. But there are still many who have not yet fallen for God. As a result, God has enlisted us to […]

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The Power Jesus Refused

This entry is part 17 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 17 of 27 in the series Gospel   The cross stands in stark contrast to the other forms of power which the devil tempted Jesus to use. As Jesus begins his public ministry, the devil tempts him in three ways (Matt. 4:1-11). Craig Bartholomew and Michael Goheen frame the temptations in […]

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