Monthly Archives: January 2013

He Really Has Gone to a Lot of Trouble for Us

As I wrapped up an introductory message in a new sermon series on the lives of Elijah and Elisha today, I said something along these lines: Elijah – just like all the Old Testament – points us to Jesus.  All … Continue reading

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Praise Fitted to Who We Are

When reading Jesus’ parables, a good way to approach them is to understand they were basically about one central thing.  Jesus told them not to make a wide range of sundry points but to press in on a particular idea.  … Continue reading

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2012 Book List – Part Four

We’re on the home stretch, the fourth and final installment in this little series… The Gospel According to Disney (Mark Pinsky) – This one gets the “best subtitle award” for sure with its “Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust.”  Pinsky explores … Continue reading

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2012 Book List – Part Three

We’re now at the half-way point of this little series of book reviews… Introverts in the Church (Adam McHugh) – I cannot begin to say how liberating it was to read this book.  I’ve known for many years that I … Continue reading

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