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Should I Open the “Worship” Can of Worms?

I’m probably opening a can of worms. Lifting the lid of a Pandora’s box. Setting off a firestorm. That’s usually what happens when the topic of “worship” comes up among church-ites. Of course, it really isn’t worship that triggers the wars. It’s musical worship. And not the truth of it, but the type of it. […]

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Now What? Living in Light of 11 (Acts 11, that is)

Before itemizing a few action points from Acts 11, here are a few of the nut graphs from the message — the most essential statements and paragraphs that summarize this rich text. [You can listen to the entire message here.] “What God was doing in Acts 10-11 was more than just opening the door to […]

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The Carrot and the Horse

A brief excerpt from a recent message on Abel and the importance of motives…

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Under Wonder

Ever notice how when we use the word “under,” even in a negative sense, we often mean engulfed? Like saturated. Overtaken. Totally wrapped up. Like when someone says, “I’m under some big stress at home” … or “I’m really under a load at work.” Even in a literal and more positive sense, under still means […]

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God’s Sovereignty—It’s Not About Us!

Often we like God’s Sovereignty when it makes sense to us…when it makes my life “work out” or look better. But that is really not the filter to use when trying to get a grasp on God’s sovereignty, for it leaves us as the end goal…that’s a shallow Christian and a small god. God is […]

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God’s Sovereignty

The focus of this week’s message was the sovereign nature of God, and all I can say is WOW! (By the way, don’t expect me to cover it in a week!) 🙂 Anyway, amazing, eh? We say we have choice, and it certainly appears that we do. But as A.W. Tozer said, and I paraphrase, […]

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