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Quips and Quotes from My Series Notes

Today I wrapped up my short, two-week series on evangelism, “The Glory of New Covenant Evangelism.” Many have asked for some of the material, mainly the quotes, bite-size concepts, and/or take-home truths that I used to summarize portions of the messages. Here is a selected sampling of those quips and quotes, not only from what […]

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Q Zone: Naturally Supernatural or Supernaturally Natural?

In light of the first of two messages in our new series regarding evangelism, two questions arose I’d like to address. (Note: To get some of the background to these questions, listen to the message here.) 1. What advice would you give to children (i.e., teens) who have been believers since a very young age regarding […]

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Evangelism for Introverts: A Personal Evangelism Story

Our current two-week preaching series at FFC, “The Glory of New Covenant Evangelism,” is accented well by this great piece from our Pastor of Small Groups, Chris Eller. It’s a personal story, as well as a powerful one, and I encourage you to read it. His story is part of this week’s Compass, one of […]

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Nuggets from Exponential

When overloaded with information, I have found it helpful to process it bit by bit—incrementally—chewing on one nugget at a time. This is exactly what I did over the weekend with the avalanche of material from Exponential, where the theme was church planting and multiplication. Here are 13 of the nuggets I’m still digesting. Believe […]

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What-Would-You-Do Wednesday: Polygamy Predicament

It’s Wednesday, and time for the return of InkLink’s “What-Would-You-Do?” It’s been a while since we’ve stepped out into these waters, but don’t let the cold temperatures keep you from jumping in! Remember, a “What-Would-You-Do” scenario is a true-to-life situation (or close to it) that we can vicariously live out and thus learn from. I’ll […]

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A GO Month Quiz

Tomorrow we wrap up a 6-week emphasis on missions — a series we titled “God’s Heart for the World” and uniquely designed for what is known as GO Month at First Family. In that series I began my five messages with a question, each one designed to get us thinking about a specific aspect of […]

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9 in 5 from 10

While evangelical believers all agree the Gospel is, through and through, about the life of Jesus, to put it concisely and succinctly is another matter. How do you sum up this “good news” in a way that is doctrinally accurate, historically precise, and relationally sensitive? Peter accomplishes this in Acts 10:34-48 when, in front of […]

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Sunday Rewind: Jesus Did, Too!

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SR Tip #7

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SR Tip #6

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