Category Archives: Preaching

2015: Looking Back

I’m currently reading Sherry Turkle’s fantastic new book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. Turkle contends that one of the casualties of our digital infatuation is a lack of critical self-reflection. We simply don’t take time … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

Tonight was a really special night for our church family. Our 4th and 5th grade boys led our evening worship service. At Mayfair, our young men spend a few months working through a Leadership Training class on Wednesday nights, learning … Continue reading

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Top Five: May 2014

Time for my monthly rundown of what I’m lovin’ these days: The Twelve by Justin Cronin. One of the benefits of being finished with school is the freedom to read whatever I want! Last month, I decided to re-read one … Continue reading

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Mark 6

Reading for Monday, Oct 15: Mark 6 After being rejected in Nazareth, Jesus gathers His disciples together and commissions them to go out in His name. V12 tells us the content of the message: they preach repentance. Remember, the first … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 8: Humility in Ministry

Reading for Thursday, Sept 27: 2 Cor 8 In this chapter, Paul encourages the Corinthians to consider their practice of giving. He mentions “the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia” (v1). Despite their severe … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 4

Reading for Friday, Sept 21: 2 Cor 4 To participate in the new covenant is to take up the charge to ministry (v1). Paul will have more to say about this ministry in the next chapter. But Paul makes us … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 9

Reading for Thursday, Sept 6: 1 Cor 9 Paul defends his apostleship and ministry at the outset of 1 Cor 9, boasting that the Corinthian church is the result of his work in the Lord (v1). Others appear to be … Continue reading

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