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Servant Paul, Not Apostle Paul

Servant Paul, Not Apostle Paul

I’ve been studying Philippians recently, both because I continue to find myself attracted to the book for my own edification and because I intend to preach through it...

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Why You Shouldn’t Sing “God is Not Dead” This Sunday

Why You Shouldn’t Sing “God is Not Dead” This Sunday

This Sunday churches across America will sing the Newsboys’ song, God is Not Dead. And they shouldn’t. God is Not Dead is not an Easter song. It’s an anti-Easter song....

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Advice for When You’re Leaving Your Church

Advice for When You’re Leaving Your Church

As a pastor, I know there are people that come to my church from other churches and who leave my church to go to other churches. I understand that this happens, and in...

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Life, Death, and Entering Mid-Life-Crisis Territory

Life, Death, and Entering Mid-Life-Crisis Territory

I’m turning thirty-six in just over a week. I’m passing from that line of young adult to dude-who-is-about-to-have-a-mid-life-crisis territory. And it’s scary. It’s not...

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The Books I Read in 2015

The Books I Read in 2015

Here is a complete list of the books I read in 2015. The pictures represent the books I particularly enjoyed. Non-Fiction Working the Angles: The Shape of Pastoral...

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