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The Fallacy of Provision

Provision.  By provision, I’m not speaking of food, shelter, and water.  I’m wondering more about the act of providing our life meaning and value.  I’m deeply concerned about the fallacy of provision that the religious carry.  318 more words

The Problem with Being "Gospel-Centered"

Over the past decade or so, many churches in America have been espousing that they are “gospel-centered.” Just as in culture, there are many buzzwords within the church: missional, organic, intentional, etc. 1,200 more words


Influence Podcast with Heath Adamson

In today’s Influence Podcast, I talk with Heath Adamson about three outcomes for youth ministry: gospel-centeredness, Spirit empowerment, and personal responsibility. Heath is direction of the Assemblies of God’s National Youth Ministries and author of  18 more words

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What frees the church to operate as God has called and designed for us to operate?

Not too long ago my mother-in-law introduced me to the musical group The Piano Guys. You can find a lot of their music on YouTube. They are known for playing in amazing locations. 602 more words



Could we be getting Jesus wrong? Author Matt Johnson thinks so, he’s done it. He offers a compelling read simply entitled Getting Jesus Wrong: Giving Up Spiritual Vitamins and Checklist Christianity… 336 more words


Book Review: Counter Culture By David Platt

“And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew 22:39

Culture is the big issue for Christians today. Should we affirm culture? 661 more words

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Book Review: New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp 

“The purpose in a man’s heart is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out.” Proverbs 20:5

God continues to use Paul David Tripp to draw out the purposes in my heart and expose me to the gospel of grace. 707 more words

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