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Memorize Titus — Titus 1:13 – 2:2

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In April of 2017 I began a journey to memorize the book of Titus. If you are interested in doing the same, or want to learn more about this endeavor, just click here for my original post with the 8-week plan to memorize Titus. Each week, for 8 weeks, my

Memorize Titus — Titus 1:7-12

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In April of 2017 I began a journey to memorize the book of Titus. If you are interested in doing the same, or want to learn more about this endeavor, just click here for my original post with the 8-week plan to memorize Titus. Each week, for 8 weeks, my

Memorize Titus — Titus 1:1-6

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As you may remember, beginning last week (April 24th), I began a journey to memorize the book of Titus. If you are interested in doing the same, or want to learn more about this endeavor, just click here for my original post with the 8-week plan to memorize Titus.

Why We Didn’t Go To Passion 2017

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The Passion movement has done some great things for thousands of students over the past 20 years. But after 2 years of taking a group to the Passion gathering, I chose not to this year for the 2017 gathering. Let me explain Some History If you’re not familiar with

2015 Books Read

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It was a pretty good year of reading for me — 37 books read. Many were to review; a few were not. Below is my list of books read in 2015, including a link to my review of the book if applicable, in (general) order that they were read.

Christians and Santa Claus

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Do you want to confuse people, causing them to look at you like a deer in headlights, and question (even if ever-so-briefly) what kind of cult you’re involved in? Just tell them you’re not playing the “Santa-Claus-Game” with your kids. You’re not doing what? You’re going to ruin Christmas

Time In The Floor With Ezra

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I was recently asked by Scott Lamb at A Christian Manifesto to write a short “Christmas-themed paragraph” for a group post on the site. As I reflected on this Christmas season, and what I wanted to write about, the thing that is most precious to me at the moment,

Should We Partner Together?

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Okay, last quote from Russell Moore’s Onward, but as I told you, it was easily my favorite book of 2015. In this quote Moore helps us answer the question: “Should We Partner Together?” Should we partner with people — whether it be other churches, pastors, etc — just because they agree with

Let’s Listen To What Our Culture Is Saying

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We, as Christians, must listen to what our culture is saying, and we must do so in a way where we are able to get to the heart of their wants, desires, fears, and longings. Below is a great quote by Russell Moore, from his book Onward, describing how we

The Glue Is No Longer Holding

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As of last week, I am not an official contributing writer at A Christian Manifesto. I hope that you will check their site out, as there are some great resources for Christians thinking through politics, cultural engagement, and current issues. Below is an article that I wrote yesterday on