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The Gospel in One Word

This entry is part 4 of 24 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 4 of 24 in the series GospelĀ    If the gospel is the best option for the transformation of churches in today’s increasingly church-hostile culture, then what is the gospel? This simple question has been answered in complex ways.1 But for many today, the gospel can be summarized in one word: […]

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Relentless Generosity (Phil. 4:14-23)

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series RelentlessPosts

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series RelentlessPosts Misery loves company. Sometimes when we say that we mean it in a crass way. Miserable people tend to make the people around them miserable also. That cranky boss ends up making the entire office cranky. But sometimes we mean it in a sympathetic […]

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Waiting for the Green Light (30 Days of Mostly Silence-Day 14)

This entry is part 15 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence

This entry is part 15 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence   Jesus gives the Twelve the green light in Matt. 10. “Go” he says (v. 5). For many of us, that’s the word for which we’ve been waiting. We’re tired of just talking about making the world a better place. […]

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Living in the Tension Between Sovereign and Servant (30 Days of Mostly Silence-Day 13)

This entry is part 14 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence

This entry is part 14 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence It upends almost every idea we have about deity. It challenges almost every ambition we for ourselves. This tension between Jesus as Sovereign and Jesus as Servant. This tension between Jesus as one who wore a crown, but a crown […]

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