Category Archives: Helpful Places

Genesis 1-2: some thoughts to guide our thinking

Our congregation has begun an undertaking to read ┬áthe book of Genesis together as families. My daughters are pumped about this time each night. They grasp more of the story than I realize. I written a little in my last … Continue reading

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Mdweek update: The Trail Student Ministries

Good afternoon, Word for the Day: Romans 5:8 I have been reading through the book of Romans this week, and you know God’s Word is just amazing. I was especially touched by the familiar passage in Romans 5:8, that “God … Continue reading

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evangelism for normal people

I wanted to share some great thoughts from Patrick Mead on evangelism. But, before I do let me say…I am not into door knocking or tracking people down to beat them over the head with the Bible. If someone invites … Continue reading

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back from Tulsa

I am a bad blogger. I spent three awesome and encouraging days at the Tulsa International Soul Winning Workshop, and I didn’t blog at all. Anyway, I attended some inspiring classes by Rick Atchley, Wade Hodges, Buddy Bell, Rubel Shelly, … Continue reading

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the attack of the black hole

From the Washington Post: A black hole attacks a neighboring galaxy in space. Read the story here:

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Christmas reflection: genealogy

I was reading the beginning of Matthew this morning, and was reminded of the rich history of the Biblical narrative has Matthew recounts the genealogy of Jesus in Matthew 1. From Abraham onward, the story of Israel progresses, through the … Continue reading

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shameless plug

Last night NBC debuted a new show, Clash of the Choirs. Normally, I wouldn’t bother mentioning reality television, except, I know one of the choir members in Blake Shelton’s choir. One of the choir members, is married to one of … Continue reading

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