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Consumer Church: The Tyranny of Preference

August 29, 2017

Lurking within churches is a debilitating illness that often becomes epidemic before being detected and diagnosed. The affects of this malady are usually fast growing and far-reaching. Not only does it lead to spiritual lethargy, apathy…

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Commitment to Christ

July 1, 2017

“Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 (NASB) There’s a classic country song by Tracy Lawrence entitled Somebody Who Would Die for You. It’s a…

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Fall Like Fire: Praying for Revival

February 1, 2017

“You never have to advertise a fire. Everyone comes running when there’s a fire. Likewise, if your church is on fire, you will not have to advertise it. The community will already know it.” Leonard Ravenhill…

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Thanksgiving and Prayer

November 5, 2016

“Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name.” Psalm 100:4 President George Washington declared the first Thanksgiving in the United States by designating November 26, 1789, “as…

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Men of Dignity: The Office of Deacon

August 1, 2016

“Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain, but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. These men must also first…

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The Potter’s Hand

May 2, 2016

In our current teaching series, The Spirit-filled Life, we’ve been discussing the person, power, presence and personal ministry of the Holy Spirit. It’s been a profoundly rich time for me, as I’ve studied and prepared each…

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On Being a Deacon

August 1, 2014

August ushers in a very important time in the life and ministry of our church – the nomination and election of deacons. I’d like to take a moment and discuss what the Bible teaches regarding the…