evangelism is not a dirty word square

evangelism is like halloween.

oh, that's bound to get me in trouble. I can hear it: "sacrilege!" "blasphemy!" "heathen!" or maybe you're thinking I've ...
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only mistake is one from which we learn nothing

I made a mistake.

I didn't anticipate that assumptions would be made about what God had revealed to me before I could get to ...
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encoding and decoding

“Christ-centered Church.” I do not think it means what you think it means.

Lemme 'splain. No, there is too much. Lemme sum up. When I talk about "preaching Christ" I am NOT talking ...
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jesus manifesto

the gospel is more than evangelism.

Today, my pastor preached an evangelical sermon . . . Not one person left my church today without hearing how ...
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of course he isnt safe

a metaphor for awakening.

In the middle of everything that was happening, I was struck with a memory that cut through 25 years. Buried ...
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going through the motions.

Consider this analogy. In a way, churches are like families. And when our family culture is all we know, we ...
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1 Corinthians 1 17

the wisdom of the wise.

"Because these people draw near with their mouths and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from ...
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desperate for a christ centered church

desperate prayers. “mean” prayers.

So I prayed. I prayed desperate prayers. Some might call them “mean” prayers . . . And as I prayed ...
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vertical church - rotary club with music


Corporate prayer is safe and appropriate to the occasion...Conversations are about the logistics and scheduling of programs and service...I couldn’t ...
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