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How To Change Your World (Acts 2:1-47)

After His resurrection and before His ascension, Jesus said to His followers: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father … Continue reading

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The Sin of Syncretism

syn-cre-tism (siNGkre-tizem) noun: the amalgamation of different religions, cultures, or schools of thought. Not one time in the entire Old Testament did the Israelites completely turn their backs on God and entirely deny the God of Abraham. Instead, they tried … Continue reading

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Contrarian’s Guide #5

con-trar-i-an (noun): a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion; a person who goes against current practices. Not too long ago, while I was reflecting on ministry and my years of being a pastor, I had the following thought: What … Continue reading

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Contrarian’s Guide #4

con-trar-i-an (noun): a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion; a person who goes against current practices. Not too long ago, while I was reflecting on ministry and my years of being a pastor, I had the following thought: What … Continue reading

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Contrarian’s Guide #3

con-trar-i-an (noun): a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion; a person who goes against current practices. Not too long ago, while I was reflecting on ministry and my years of being a pastor, I had the following thought: What … Continue reading

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Contrarian’s Guide #2

con-trar-i-an (noun): a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion; a person who goes against current practices. Not to long ago, while I was reflecting on my ministry and my years of being pastor, I had the following thought: What … Continue reading

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Contrarian’s Guide #1

con-trar-i-an (noun): a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion; a person who goes against current practices. Next August, 2019, I will celebrate (or lament) 30 years in pastoral ministry. That’s a long time! I don’t feel like I am … Continue reading

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