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Speaking the Truth in Love

Things have changed in America. Christianity and the teachings of Jesus aren’t as openly accepted any more. Have you ever felt like you didn’t know what to say or how to act around someone whose beliefs and life were very different than ours?  581 more words


Currently Reading - Sept 2015

These are two books that I am currently reading in my spare time. I have been reading Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp for a couple of months now. 274 more words

Called to the Ministry?

How do you know if you are truly called to pastoral ministry?

Kevin DeYoung, author and pastor of University Reformed Church, recommends considering these six questions as you think about your calling: 276 more words

Sunday evening services are dying.

I’m speaking of a national trend. Many churches that used to have a Sunday evening service don’t anymore. There is much theorizing about reasons for that. 671 more words

Pastoral Ministry

When Pastors Sin: Reflections on Tullian Tchividjian

It was the year 2010 when I was swept into the gospel-centered movement — a bit too late for my liking, but God has his reasons for this. 1,133 more words


Relationship. Relationship. Relationship.

Here’s what happened on Sunday afternoon at church. Nine people who didn’t even know each others’ names at 12:00 noon, 90 minutes later were hugging one another, shedding a few tears, and demonstrating a general reluctance for the meeting to be over. 684 more words

Life In The Church

See What You Want To See

Sometimes in life we see the things that we are looking for and miss seeing the things that we aren’t expecting. We become small minded and limited in our creativity when we are looking for something in particular instead of searching for everything in general. 1,556 more words