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An Ecclesiastical Reformation

What makes a church unique from any other institution? How is it different than how God used Israel in the Old Testament? With a diversity of denominations, is it really necessary to come to strong convictions about the church? What … Continue reading

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What’s Your Church Actually Teaching?

Years back I saw a picture in a child’s play room that quoted I Corinthians 14:40 “But all things should be done decently and in order.” It was meant to encourage the children to clean up after themselves. The problem with this is … Continue reading

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Soapbox: The Real Reason Your Church is Dying

I’ve watched over the years as churches will do everything they can to save their dying congregations. Some will attempt a new building program. Others will try to contemporize their services. Usually they imitate something a successful church is doing; which the … Continue reading

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Who Are You Preaching At?

One of my tendencies in preaching is to go over the heads of the people in the audience. I tend to use complex terms and philosophical arguments that warrant blank stares on those listening. I’ve had to combat this and … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Church Reaching?

Recently I visited two fairly large churches. Both of which I spent the entire service watching a television screen. While there are a lot of people that have particular biases against mega-churches, I can’t say that it’s not biblical, but … Continue reading

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