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IDOP 2016

Today is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP). Hebrews 13:1-3 states, “Let love of the brethren continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it. Remember the prisoners, as though in prison … Continue reading

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Dan Phillips Sermon “What Do I Have to Do With Christ’s Church?”

Why does the Bible tell us to be a part of a local church? Why should we find a good local church and become a part of it? 

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Thinking Biblically about Race and Class from the book of Acts

My church has been studying the book of Acts verse-by-verse for months now. We finally wrapped up Acts 11 today, and I was extremely grateful that my pastor has been pointing out how both Acts 10 and 11 condemn racism … Continue reading

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Can the gospel be made attractive? Should it be attempted? A biblical response.

There is a rampant problem among the Christian church at large today that some might call the “attractional” model of church. More people are probably more familiar with the term “seeker-sensitive.” This is also a philosophical tenet of the Church … Continue reading

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Why I write

I’ve gotten a few questions about why I sometimes write about churches and pastors other than my own. I’d like to take a few moments to answer that question as best as I am able. The primary reason is that … Continue reading

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