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Things I Learned About Myself, When I Wasn’t In Church

Perhaps this sounds like a strange admission, but there have been times in my life when I had no church home. While I believe those were legitimate absences, upon reflection, I may have learned more about the need to be … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List: Hello, December Edition

I picked up our Christmas tree last night, so I’m in a Christmas-y mood. That might be obvious with some, but not all, of this Don’t Miss List: Rev. Kevin DeYoung pleads with pastors: Don’t cancel Sunday services for Christmas! … Continue reading

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Tithing Myths and Disturbing Video

What is it about tithing that still has so many churches confused? The tithe was an Old Testament act that was a part of the nation of Israel (a theocracy). It is not a requirement for Christians today. Should we … 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 you make the gospel attractive? Should you try?

This was originally published Jan. 26, 2015. 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 … Continue reading

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Dr. Al Mohler Warns About the “Scandal of Biblical Illiteracy”

This article by Rev. Al Mohler from Jan. 20, tackles a matter near and dear to my heart. The growing illiteracy and even ignorance of the Bible, not just in secular culture, but within the church.

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