I am really looking forward to helping teach the Nuts & Bolts Of Sermon Preparation workshop with Ben Courson and John Hwang this week at the Calvary Global Network pastors' conference in Costa Mesa, CA. Here are my written answers to the questions John graciously generated.
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Theme: Pilgrims want the house of God to impact their house, so they look for God’s help, health, heritage, and heroes. Read More
When Christina and I met there were no children in the picture. Eventually, after dating, engagement, a wedding, and a brief time of marriage, children came along...
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Acts 2:42 has been a wonderful diagnostic for me over the years, a mirror helping me see how or where some things might need to shift in my life...
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Theme: The pilgrim must know where true joy is found. Look back, look around, look forward and know your true joy is found in God. Read More
Because of the influential position many men occupy in the lives of others, it is important to take a hard look at the power of our words...
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Moses had already counted the days of man. Earlier in his psalm, he’d said a man gets seventy or eighty years. This is the rule of thumb. There, the days are counted.
But once counted, man must number them well...
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Theme: Though hard for us to believe, when we put our trust in Christ, He gives us an immovable position. This song highlights our radical position, along with the peace that should flow from it. Read More
It would have been awesome to have been part of the first church. But instead, I was born in 1978. Still, in my mind, I am part of that first church. That age still exists. I’m in it...
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It was a breakthrough moment. The gospel had gone to the Gentile, but not en masse. Now was the time. God was ready and, as the leaders in the Antiochan church prayed, the Holy Spirit spoke...
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My moment occurred on the toilet of all places. I was twenty-nine years old, the brand new pastor of my childhood church, with three daughters and a bride to care for. The stress of the previous few years had weighed on me, but there I was, fighting the fight.
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