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A beeline to Jesus

I’m reading a book by Rick Lawrence called Jesus Centered Youth Ministry.  In one part he talks about sermons and he quotes Charles Spurgeon.  Spurgeon says we must continually make a beeline to Jesus in whatever Scripture we’re preaching.  Preaching … Continue reading

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Oh, that I would be able to do anything else.

This morning I watched an hour and 10 minute movie about the life of preacher Charles Spurgeon.  He was the most famous preacher in Great Britain from the middle to the end of the 1800’s.  I’m not sure that most … Continue reading

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Trying to get you to church can seem self-serving

Nearly seven months ago when Diane and I came to Wesley Chapel, most people here had no idea what to expect from me as their new pastor.  They probably thought they’d have some things figured out by now.  But I … Continue reading

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The destruction of the church could be a good thing

We get into such a routine in church that the preaching becomes nothing more than a chore the pastor must perform and the congregation becomes desensitized to it. Michael Frost says in his book Exiles that congregations only put up with it because they are good Christians! Continue reading

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The Threat of Punishment

Is God love? Look at the cross. Does God judge harshly? Look at the cross. God shows His love for us by sending His Son to take that wrath in our place on the cross. Continue reading

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