Monthly Archives: March 2005

Thoughts on Hebrews 6:13-7:28

This paper will address two questions: 1. What is the significance of the priesthood of Jesus [ a high priest after the order of Melchizedek] for a 21st century audience? 2. What contemporary preaching or ministry implications and applications do … Continue reading

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On the gospel, community and such…

This part of my response to a discussion from one of my classes. The first half this post is one I’ve written before, I thought it was relevant to the later conversation about community. If the Gospel is such good … Continue reading

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Good defense of the TNIV

Dr. Curt Niccum provides a good defense of his recent review of the TNIV, a new version of the Bible that helps make the Word of God more meaningful for those who have never read the Bible. Here is a … Continue reading

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cultural tsunami?

Why have our churches become content maintaining the status quo, and why aren’t we are on the forefront of societal and cultural change? I think it’s possible that if the Church got serious about our missional calling we could effect … Continue reading

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Blogger ate my post…

Earlier today, I tried to post an update of the last few days, and my post is now somewhere lost in cyber-blog-space. Oh well. This past weekend, I was able to attend a little of the Tulsa Workshop, and spent … Continue reading

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Another school shooting…

It’s being called the worse school since Columbine. Today in Minnesota, a young man went on a shooting rampage, killing ten and then killed himself. You can read the article here: As a youth worker, my heart breaks at the … Continue reading

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All the planning and I’ll admit, worrying over our congregation’s efforts to participate in LTC are coming together. Everything just sort of seemed to click last night and some of the loose ends I had been fretting over aren’t loose … Continue reading

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