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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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How to Love Like That

  Two types of people inspire me. I’m inspired by those who are so devout and heavenly-minded that I look at them and say, “I wish I knew God like that!” I think of friends like Randy, Earl, Gary and Jackie who spend long seasons in prayer and are able sense God’s presence and guidance […]

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When am I Preaching? (5 Questions for Preaching in a Changing Culture)

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions   When am I preaching?  This is the first of five key questions preachers should ask when striving to proclaim Christ in the midst of a changing culture. Preachers and churches are familiar with a related question: Where am I preaching?  We understand […]

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Prayer from Psalm 150: Contagious Worship

This entry is part 156 of 158 in the series Prayers from the Psalms

This entry is part 156 of 158 in the series Prayers from the Psalms    Praise is contagious. Like an epidemic, its location  spreads–from the creatures of earth to the clouds of heaven. Like a pandemic, its motive spreads–from what the LORD has done to who the LORD is. There’s not an instrument unaffected–trumpet, harp, and cymbals are swept up in […]

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