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Tetelestai: A Short Story

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Passion Week Thoughts: The Cross, the Tomb, and the Throne

There’s no doubt that the cross is the centerpiece of God’s glory. Because of the crucifixion, sin can’t condemn us! Romans 8:1 confirms that “there is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 5:2 shouts, “Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, […]

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12 Words, 3 Phrases, 8 Days: Observations From South Asia

Cardboard houses all in a row. Yet in the middle of it a church was there, serving and preaching the beautifully good news of heaven in what seemed like a hellhole of human existence. God’s church, alive and well, had come to the slums. A small, cinderblock room tucked invisibly between two street shops. The […]

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Best of 2015

Because we’re all more forgetful than we realize (or readily admit), here’s a look back at the most-read articles from Inklink in 2015. Perhaps these links will remind you of specific truths God used in your life this past year, or of concrete moments when his presence was especially powerful. Or maybe you’re new to Inklink […]

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Q Zone: Is it a Sin…?

We often think Jesus’ final marching orders will leave us wondering only about witnessing and missions, but that’s not always the case. As these two questions reveal, there’s more to the Great Commission than meets the eye. Here’s some insight to a couple of intriguing questions related to other aspects of Matthew 28:16-20. Q: Why […]

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A “Gotta Watch” Video for Husbands and Wives

It was just minutes after I finished preaching on Colossians 3:19 last Sunday that one of our members came to see me down front. And after a handshake and a simple greeting, he said, “Have you seen or heard Wayne Grudem’s testimony about how he lived out sacrificial love? It’s a perfect illustration of what […]

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Election Questions (which no candidate will attempt to answer probably)

Okay, so I teased you with the title; this post has nothing to do with the upcoming election. But everything to do with the more important election—God’s! When I taught through Romans a few years back, the biblical doctrine of election became more than a theological point; it became a precious jewel in the cluster […]

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Husbands Loving, Wives Aligning: Four Tips for Both

Many have asked for the definitions and application points from the last two weeks of messages in our series, “God’s Blueprint for a Biblical Home.” So here, in a very succinct fashion, are the definitions, as well as the “Todd’s Tips” I provided near the end of my two messages on husbands and wives in […]

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“Did You Really Say the ‘S-‘ Word?”

Yep, sure did. Read it and said it. I just let those syllables flow right out of the mouth and over the lips last Sunday as we worked through Colossians 3:18. Sub-mis-sion. Now I’ve even written it. Humor aside, it was a week of “skating on thin ice,” at least from the perspective of current […]

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In Case You Missed the Video from Today’s Message

Few things could have underscored better the reason we at FFC encourage 100% involvement in our small groups (known as Lighthouses) than the video we showed at the conclusion of the message (click to watch message). Some, however, didn’t get the opportunity to see it due to being out of town for the holiday. Or they […]

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