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The Conversion of Donald Trump and the Problem with Evangelicalism’s Gospel

The Conversion of Donald Trump and the Problem with Evangelicalism’s Gospel

What does it say about Evangelicalism in America that James Dobson, one of our leading voices for the last three decades, can claim that Donald Trump has accepted Jesus...

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Shells of Grace

Shells of Grace

Tonight my family enjoys our last night of vacation on the beach. In celebration, we’ve done what we’ve done almost every day – we  exited our condo...

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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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