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Gracefully Graces Me

Our singing unto the Lord should make sense and teach those singing and listening about the God of the Bible. This video says it all about much modern “Christian” church music. Advertisements

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Training Pastors in God’s Word

One of the highlights of my time in Kenya were the two days I spent with the students and faculty of the Berean School of Ministry in the city of Tala. The school began a year ago when three pastors … Continue reading

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Keep Portland Weird

Portland, Oregon, is the largest major city near to where I live. The un-official motto of the City of Portland is “Keep Portland Weird”; from city sanctioned “naked bike rides” through parks, to a twice-elected mayor who is a homosexual … Continue reading

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The Gospel

Paul begins his “Gospel” of Romans with man’s sinfulness. Read Romans 1 and 2. Without a divine revelation of man’s utter and total sinfulness, there is no need for the righteousness that comes only from God. Without a consideration of … Continue reading

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Article by Carl Trueman  May 2013         For this month’s column, I thought I would offer a few reflections on Andy Stanley’s recent book, Deep and Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend. Here’s … Continue reading

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The Church: Sperm Bank, Maternity Ward, or School

The local church has become many things to many people.  Unfortunately, we live in a day and age when the motto of many church leaders is the end justifies the means rather than gloria ad Dei. There seems to be … Continue reading

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Shepherding the Church of God

I sat in a coffee shop with a pastor whom many would say is “successful” in his work.  Big church.  Big congregation.  Big car.  Big salary.  He even looks the part. After a bit of small talk he asked, “What … Continue reading

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