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Death by Self-Reliance

“So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.” 

These are the words of Jesus to the church of Laodicea. 362 more words

Church Renewal

Death by Silence

Silence can be deadly. You’d think something as passive as silence would have very little effect on anything. For instance, think about when someone is getting bullied. 316 more words


Death by Indifference

Often churches begin to die because their passion is in all the wrong places: the color of the carpet, the style of music, or an obsession over specific sins. 290 more words

Church Renewal

Death by Doctrine

Doctrine… What an outdated term! At least that’s how most people feel. Hearing the word “doctrine” produces images of tired, old theologians studying ancient, dust-laden books in a decrepit library far from society. 203 more words


Death by Duty

Five of the seven churches in Revelation were on decline. Jesus doesn’t mess around, but He goes right to the heart of the issue and calls each to repentance. 317 more words


12 October 2014 sermon -- Psalm 106 & Exodus 32

Dying or Pregnant?
DISCLAIMER: I believe sermons are meant to be heard. They are the word proclaimed in a live exchange between God and the preacher, and the preacher and God, and the preacher and the people, and the people and the preacher, and the people and God, and God and the people. 1,817 more words


The Church & Satan in Revelation

The book of Revelation is full of warfare imagery. The main players in this war are God & his people vs. Satan and his demons. Satan is the great enemy of God, and his fight against God has huge effects for God’s people, the Church. 235 more words