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The W-Word, Part 3

A few weeks ago, my church’s music team played a bunch of old-timey bluegrass worship tunes, rather than the usual Chris Tomlin–Matt Maher fare, and the congregation was very much engaged with the music that day. They sang along, they … Continue reading

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The S-Word Part 2

Yesterday, we talked about how Kent Dobson‘s 12 Words sermon series helped me look at ‘sorry’ a new way when it comes to apology. Now, let’s look at the other kind of sorry – the R-word. Re-(gulp)-pentance. First, let’s remind ourselves … Continue reading

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God is Generous

God created the universe, and that means everything in it is His. That means everything you have, He let you have. I’m not saying it was His idea that you have all the stuff you have. Your vintage Star Wars action … Continue reading

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