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A Second Look At Biblical Leadership
April 20, 2017 0

I’ve got to confess something this morning. No, it’s not that.  Lord knows, there’s enough folks already caught up in that these days. No my confession is this: when people talk about leadership and bible and church in the same sentence, I usually respond with an eye roll.  Or a sigh. That’s in part because Read the full article…

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When Theology Becomes Doxology
April 19, 2017 0

A number of people at Good Shepherd for whom I have the greatest respect share a common characteristic:  they have an exalted view of Christ. In academic terms, they have a high “Christology” — doctrine of Christ. For example, one of my Good Shepherd friends will respond with a loud “Amen” simply upon hearing the words Read the full article…

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Benefits Of Choosing Bold Over Cool
April 18, 2017 0

A few years ago, I repented of my attempts to be cool. At that time, I’d led Good Shepherd to have a “church crush” on a large congregation in the northern part of the US, and so for a season we tried to mimic much of what that church did. And that church was cool. Read the full article…

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The Weekend Ahead
April 14, 2017 0

Seven worship gatherings. Multiple baptisms. One Savior. Here’s what’s ahead: Good Friday Service — 7 p.m. tonight in the Moss Road Worship Center.  We’ll sing. We’ll pray. Wayne Hobson will preach.  We’ll celebrate the Lord’s Supper on the day that embodies what the body broken for you and blood shed for you is all about. Easter SATURDAY Read the full article…

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How A Sermon Outline Is Different From A Legal Brief
April 13, 2017 0

Not long ago, in the middle of a conversation about how to design sermons, an attorney friend of mine chimed in with the oft-repeated mantra: Tell them what you’re going to tell them.  Tell them.  Tell them what you told them. We learned that pattern in writing middle school essays.  It was reinforced in composing Read the full article…

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