Monthly Archives: March 2014

I Said Something Wrong During This Week’s Youth Group Message

This past Wednesday night at our youth group meeting, we studied the story in John 11:1-46 where Lazarus dies and then Jesus raises him from the dead. It’s a powerful story – one of the most striking displays of Jesus’ miraculous power in the whole New Testament. But I said something during our study time […]

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Reflections on the Death of Fred Phelps

Fred Phelps, the infamous founder and pastor of Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) in Topeka, Kansas, died this week at the age of 84. Phelps and his church are known primarily for their relentless anti-gay picketing (as well as picketing other things such as the funerals of American soldiers, Jewish institutions, rock concerts, etc.) and their […]

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3 Things Every Good Sermon Gives

Preaching is hard work. It’s not easy to stand in front of a group of people who are looking for soul-food, and then deliver a 45 minute monologue that is tight doctrinally, uplifting, interesting, and inspiring…not to mention how hard it is to do this on a weekly basis year after year! We have a […]

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50 Prayers For My Son

I pray that he would put his faith in Christ and be born again. I pray that he would experience God’s will for his life. I pray that he would grow up to be a greater man than I. I pray that he would be a hard worker. I pray that he would love and […]

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The Bible is the Best Evangelism Tool, Not Movies

So the Son of God movie hit theatres recently and has created quite the buzz. I’ve heard a mixture of reviews, some that condemn it as practically Satanic and others that hail it as the precursor to the next mass revival. I’d better say this upfront – I haven’t seen it, and I’m not sure […]

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