Monthly Archives: May 2016

What if…? (Luke 9:2,6,11)

What if Jesus really meant it when He said He has given us power and authority to “preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick?” (Luke 9:2). What if, instead of sitting in our A/C gymatoriums and padded seats, … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Story (Luke 9:1-17)

One of the most iconic photographs in American history is the image snapped by famed photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. The photo is of a sailor planting a celebratory kiss on a white-clad woman in the middle of New York City’s Time … Continue reading

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Where Would Jesus Pee? (WWJP)

Yep, you read the title right. I can’t believe it either. In 1989, when I started pastoring, I never would have believed our society would be debating which bathroom a person should use. It seems to obvious. If you have … Continue reading

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Power and Compassion (Luke 8:40-54)

Everyday we are bombarded with bad news. A few examples from this past week would be an Iowa woman who tried to flush her new born down the toilet;[1] a teenage girl in India raped by her father;[2] and the … Continue reading

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What if… (John 8:36)

Jesus said, “So if the Son sets you free, you will be freed indeed” (John 8:36). What if Jesus really meant it when He said if He has set us free we are really free? If He did really mean it, … Continue reading

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Deliverance (Luke 8:26-39)

  Charles Spurgeon (d. 1892), known as the “Prince of Preachers,” pastored Metropolitan Tabernacle in London, England for 38 years. As a master communicator, Spurgeon told many modern day parables. One of his parables was about a tyrant and a … Continue reading

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