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Acts 1-4 resources

March 21, 2011


We are spending 2011 preaching through the book of Acts. It’s been rocking my world as we study the movement of the Gospel, Holy Spirit, and Church in the earliest Christian community. I have been struck the most by the Apostles consistent one-two punch of miracles (both healing & killing!) and preaching in tandem – […]

The future of missional? Let’s hope not…

February 18, 2010


Recently, the Resurgence featured a series of articles by Acts 29 church planter Jonathan Dodson entitled, “How Not to be a Missional Church.” In this series, Dodson identifies three “wrong approaches to being a missional church:” Event-driven Evangelism-driven Social-action driven I don’t usually like to waste precious moments of the day critiquing other guys’ blog […]

stephen colbert vs. bart ehrman

April 10, 2009


I saw this earlier today while watching the Colbert Report. It is absolutely hilarious. Comedian/television host Stephen Colbert interviews liberal Bible scholar/heretic Bart Ehrman, author of the new book Jesus Interrupted. I was most impressed with Colbert’s knowledge of Scripture, and how with a few verses he makes Ehrman’s arguments seem extremely ridiculous and inane. […]

read your bible this year

January 1, 2009


As a pastor responsible for training other future pastors, one of the things that constantly amazes me is how many Bible college students graduate and have never read their Bible in its entirety.  For most of us, the challenge is the tyranny of the urgent – we read, preach, and meditate on those verses that […]

text me

November 25, 2008


Beginning next Tuesday night (Dec. 2nd), I will be leading a study for high school students called “Text Me.”  The series will run through December and the front end of January and will take place on Tuesday nights at Brooke Rhine’s house.  We will be studying the book of Colossians chapter-by-chapter, memorizing some texts, drinking […]