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Archives for December 2009

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Jesus who?

Jesus is pretty popular in America. But unfortunately, His popularity has little to do with the picture of Jesus given in the Bible. Rather, Jesus has been co-opted as a kind of mascot for all sorts of causes and platforms (many of which are conflicting)......

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The King and His Kingdom

On Sunday we started a new series called "The King and His Kingdom." For most of 2009 we'll be looking at the Gospel According to Mark. Passages from Mark will be the basis for most of our Sunday sermons, as well as......

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Happy Holidays is not the threat | Consumerism is

This timely post comes from Shaun Groves‘ blog: I’ve always ignored those people: The ones who get very upset at Target this time of year and decide to e-mail me and the rest of their address book about it......

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Keller on Newton on taking criticism

How do you take criticism? Here's an excerpt from a recent blog post by Tim Keller......

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Be Resilient

Over at the Resurgence, David Neely is writing a series of posts called "5 Hard Truths for Church Planters." It's designed specifically......

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Reflecting on Christ as our advocate

Here's some fodder for reflection and journalling based on last week's sermon text......

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Advent: Close Encounters of the Liturgical Kind

Chris Armstrong (an editor at Christian History magazine) has written a good little history of the Advent season. He writes about how, for many evangelicals, Advent is the one real taste of liturgy they get every year. Perhaps our enjoyment of Advent traditions can inform the way we worship through......

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John 1 - For further reflection

John 1:1-5, 14-18 was our text for the first Sunday in Advent. If you'd like to do some more reading, reflecting......

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Far as the Curse is Found

Last month I read Michael Williams' book Far as the Curse is Found: The Covenant Story of Redemption. It's really good, and......

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