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Making Evangelism a Priority

Jesus doesn’t need us, but he chooses to use us in the unstoppable advance of his kingdom across geographical boundaries and ethno-linguistic barriers. The kingdom grows as we announce to all peoples the forgiveness of sins in Jesus’ name. The following are a few considerations in making evangelism a priority for our own lives....

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Mike's Story | From Despair to Liberty

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Mike's story of despair and forgiveness found through the gospel of Jesus Christ....

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Glorifying God on Social Media (or Before you post that on Facebook...)

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Social media also for some (and I want to emphasize for some) an avenue to vent frustrations quite apart from lifting high the cross of Christ. In light of this potential for social media as well as its abuses, I want to offer the following counsel. I’m a bit late to the game. But I pastor a local church in Fort Worth. I love them dearly. I think of them often. And I’v...

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May He Keep Us from Idols

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Look for Evidence of Faith

Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, As Paul closes the book of 2 Corinthians, he urges his reader’s to take a close look at themselves. He says, “Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves.” In Paul’s’ letters to the church at Corinth, he addressed a number of problems. The church seemed to be confused about o...

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May We Tell of His Goodness

Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, In Exodus 18, the children of Israel had been delivered from bondage in Egypt upon the wonderful miracle of God’s parting the Red Sea so they could pass through on dry ground. God drowned Pharaoh’s army as the waters came back together. It was clear to Israel that God had done a mighty work and they joined Moses in singin...

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No Abandonment by Our God

Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, In Job 29, Job is continuing a conversation with his friends and musing on his current situation. He says, “Oh, that I were as in months past, as in the days when God watched over me; When His lamp shone upon my head, and when by His light I walked through darkness; Just as I was in the days of my prime, when the friendly cou...

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Unity in Christ

Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, The book of Romans contains magnificent truths that Paul shared with the church. He said some very encouraging things as well as some difficult things. He taught them much solid doctrine revealing God’s ways and instructing them in living out the Christian life. The love Paul had for the church is evident. He said he prayed for...

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Heart for the Lost

Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, The apostle, Paul, had such a heart for the salvation of others. He had come to personally know the Christ he had persecuted. For Paul, to live was Christ. His relationship with his Lord was the most important thing in his life and of next importance was having others come to know the Savior as well. Although Paul is known as the apo...

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James & #BlackLivesMatterAlso

Still grieving for families in Baton Rouge and Minneapolis. Still hurting for my friends who fear for their children. Still angry at all the injustice, whether interpersonal or systemic. Still feeling the thick darkness of sin. Still wondering how and when and what to speak. Still troubled by my own subtle fears of people and death. Ten ways the book of James helps us resp...

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