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Sibbes: "The outward is easy..."

I’ve been reading Richard Sibbes’ book Josiah’s Reformationone of two theological books not in our container steaming over from North America.   Sibbes was an English Puritan and this book was first published in 1629.  301 more words

Book Notes

When You Wish for a Green Light

That’s been me a lot lately.

I’m in my car, sitting at a red light (probably dancing to a song on the radio), and wishing it was green (because every radio station is on commercial or there isn’t a good song on). 784 more words


Sermon: Covenant

This is (with some edits to include important points made in the audio) the draft version of the sermon I gave this past Sunday, when we joined together to “Re-Covenant” our ministries for the start of our Congregation’s “Program Year.”   I gave the actual sermon without reference to this draft (for the most part) – and, frankly doing so made for a message that was far better and more relevant than you will read here.   2,231 more words



I asked someone the other day if he thought if he was spiritually mature. He responded with “no”. When I asked why not, he said it was because he lacked works in His life and a passion for the Gospel. 592 more words

Great King, Bad King

Characteristics and qualities of great leadership should not be debatable. It should be as obvious as day vs. night. Believe it or not, the Bible plays a prominent role in the ideal profile of great business and civic leadership. 876 more words


June 16 @ Ezekiel 1-6

Ezekiel 1-6 (NLT)

Discover His heart: Even in His discipline, He gives hope for restoration

Our heavenly Father is not the kind of parent who gives empty threats or perhaps is too busy or too lazy to even care.  756 more words

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