Category Archives: pastor’s blog

Christmas as Spiritual Warfare (pastor’s blog)

Note, this post first appeared on December 4, 2014 at sbcvoices.com. Maybe it’s burnout from too many baby-in-a-manger scenes, but when it comes to the Christmas story I tend to be drawn to passages of scripture outside of ordinary thought … Continue reading

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Obey King Jesus, Honor Everyone (a pastor’s thoughts on the same-sex marriage ruling)

This morning news broke that is not surprising when given the direction our culture in the United States combined with previous Supreme Court rulings: same-sex marriage is now a right that must be legally recognized in every state. Here are … Continue reading

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It Started with Pizza (thoughts on discipleship and upcoming discipleship conference)

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations… ~ Jesus, Matthew 28:19 It started with pizza. As a junior in college I had just moved into my new dorm at my new school, the University of Oklahoma. In the hall, … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Memorial Day (pastor’s blog)

Beyond the grilling and trips to the lake, Memorial Day is a holiday set aside to remember fallen soldiers—those men and women who have lost their lives in various battles. For centuries, good Jesus-loving Christians have debated the Christian’s position … Continue reading

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Saying ‘Yes’ in a World of ‘No’ (pastor’s blog)

Recently my town decided to graffiti its own Main Street sidewalks with the message: no bicycles or skateboards. I’m sure the intention is safety. People walk in and out of the shops and storefronts, and you don’t want anyone young … Continue reading

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A ‘Culture of Grace’ (pastor’s blog)

I was reading an article recently detailing the fall of a megachurch pastor. In the midst of it, the author made the point not to ascribe one man’s sins to the group. In other words, big church doesn’t equal big … Continue reading

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Don’t Settle for Silver (pastor’s blog)

Now the country that we came from, They play silver melodies, And the kings and queens would write their dreams, On silver pages we would read. … We were taken through the shadows, Were we carried through the night, When … Continue reading

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