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#memoryverse 1 John 4:13 ~ “abiding” in Christ. part 1 of…howevermany.

#memoryverse "By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of ...
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Not by might not by power by my spirit Zechariah 4 6

“Not by Might. Not by Power. But by My Spirit” says the Lord

In my previous blog post, practice God’s presence. forget. remember. repent. (repeat, ad infinitum), I talked about practicing the presence ...
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The Fallacy of a "Good Christian Life"

The Fallacy of a “Good Christian Life”

A few years ago, I was writing a book. The working title was “Pragmatic Practices of an Intentional Christian.” I ...
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post hoc ergo propter hoc

post hoc, ergo propter hoc.

I've been paralyzed. For a week. Four previous drafts of the post I was trying to write sit abandoned. Because ...
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Talk to You about Cheeses

The “Visitors”

I've learned the hard way that the word "evangelism" does not have a one size fits all definition and that ...
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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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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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