04/19/19 Repentance and Patience

READING: Judges 15-17, Luke 13:1-21 I can see the scene in my mind. Jesus had emphasized the importance of repentance, calling people to turn from…

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04/18/19 Stirrings

READING: Judges 12-14, Luke 12:35-59 Once again, I sit in amazement as I read the Word of God. I’ve been around the world, and I’ve…

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8 Reasons Church Pain Can be the Worst Pain

f you haven’t been through church pain, you probably will. We’re all fallen people—redeemed sinners—which means we sometimes still reflect our fallenness. Church pain, though, can be some of the deepest pain. Here’s why.

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04/16/19 Fear Only God

READING: Judges 7:24-9:57, Luke 11:37-12:7 I confess that I think too little about persecuted believers around the world. In the general ease of my Christian…

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04/15/19 Weakness

READING: Judges 6:1-7:23, Luke 11:14-36 It seems like the whole story of Gideon is about weakness.  God called him to go against the Midianites who…

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7 Suggestions for New Pastors

I’m sure all of us who’ve served as pastor have things we’d like to tell new pastors. I make no claim that my suggestions are unique, but here are some simple suggestions for new pastors – and perhaps they will help veteran pastors as well.

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