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The Reformation at 500 and The Five Solas

October 30, 2017 0 Comments
The Reformation at 500 and The Five Solas

As I wrote in my Reformation Day post last year, it was on October 31, 1517 that the Augustinian Monk Martin Luther nailed his now famous 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg Germany. His plan was to start a debate over the Catholic Church’s abuse of indulgences (Paying money for […]

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The Prayers of Brother Andrew Part III

October 23, 2017 1 Comment
The Prayers of Brother Andrew Part III

This week I finish up the series on the Prayers of Brother Andrew. If you have not already, you can read part 1 and part 2 When people allow Jesus to completely change them, they become part of the biggest revolution on the face of the earth. – Brother Andrew Prayer 7 Keyword: Profile Action: […]

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Prayers of Brother Andrew Part II

October 16, 2017 1 Comment
Prayers of Brother Andrew Part II

Last week I started a short series on the daily ten prayer points of Brother Andrew aka God’s Smuggler. You can read the intro and the first two prayer points here We are responsible for the spiritual state in which we live – Brother Andrew Prayer 3 Keyword: Prayer Action: Become persistent in prayer. Daily […]

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Prayers of Brother Andrew Part I

October 9, 2017 2 Comments
Prayers of Brother Andrew Part I

I have to admit that I have always struggled with having a consistent disciplined prayer life. Yes I am a Pastor but my life is as a disciple of Christ is a work in progress. I guess until Jesus returns I always will be. Over the past several years I have found myself keying on […]

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Nothing Between Us and Christ

September 18, 2017 0 Comments
Nothing Between Us and Christ

The Life of discipleship can only be maintained so long as nothing is allowed to come between Christ and ourselves – neither the law, nor personal piety, nor even the world. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer For too long we have believed we can just throw up a quick sinners prayer, attend church if and when we […]

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Living a Life of Grace and Mercy

August 28, 2017 0 Comments
Living a Life of Grace and Mercy

I have always had an interest in photography and thanks to a gift from a friend a year or so ago I have taken it on as a serious hobby. Working in downtown Atlanta gives me a lot of interesting areas to photograph. I often venture out with my camera on my lunch break. This […]

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Are You Content with Bread from Heaven?

August 7, 2017 0 Comments
Are You Content with Bread from Heaven?

Jesus answered, “Truly I tell you, you are looking for me not because you saw the signs, but because you ate the loaves and were filled.” – John 6:26 (CSB) The day before Jesus had turned a small boy’s lunch into enough food to feed over 5000 people. The people that stood before him now […]

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He Must Increase

April 24, 2017 3 Comments
He Must Increase

John the Baptist a cousin of Jesus was called to be Jesus’ forerunner. His ministry was specifically to prepare the hearts of the people to receive the ministry of Jesus. John knew that once Jesus ministry began to grow his would begin to decrease. He must increase, but I must decrease. – John 3:30 John […]

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Love and Pray for our Enemies – Yes Even ISIS

April 10, 2017 0 Comments
Love and Pray for our Enemies – Yes Even ISIS

Yesterday churches around the world celebrated Palm Sunday, the start of Holy Week (Matthew 21:1-11). This is the week we remember the full purpose of why Jesus came to earth as a man. Sent by his father he came to give his very life to remove the sin of those who would believe so they […]

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My Great Reads from 2016

February 6, 2017 0 Comments
My Great Reads from 2016

At the start of 2016 I had a great plan to read more books than I have before in one year. It is true leaders are readers. However, being a bi-vocational pastor it is tough to find long blocks of time read and I have a bad habit of reading more than one book at […]

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