Monthly Archives: July 2010

Book Review: What is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel? is a phenomenal book. Phenomenal because it is strikingly biblical, crystal clear, and simple. It’s also short (121 pages) and easy to read. A great book for Christians and non-Christians because it so clearly and simply … Continue reading

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Make Disciples, Matthew 28:18-20

Twice in the last week I’ve had two different people discuss how the Great Commission in Matthew 28:18-20 includes only 1 imperative, “make disciples.” The other parts of that passage all support the point that Jesus commands us to make … Continue reading

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Jeremiah & the Word of God

I’m currently reading through the book of Jeremiah, and I’m struck by how often the words, “Thus says the Lord” or “Hear the word of the LORD”, appear. These phrases show up a lot. I think God was trying to … Continue reading

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Kevin DeYoung: Impact Your Local Church

I just came across an excellent blog post by C.J. Mahaney in which he summarizes a message given by Kevin DeYoung at the Next Conference 2010. DeYoung shares insights on being a “difference maker”. Some great suggestions on being involved … Continue reading

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Your Secret Name

I’ve got a crystal clear memory of the first time I’d really heard the verse Revelation 2:17. I was walking with one of my best friends at a campus ministry retreat at Canter’s Cave, and he was talking about how excited he … Continue reading

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The Apostles’ Wives

I think that Peter and at least some of the apostles had wives. Random thought, but I thought it was interesting. Here’s why I think that: Yesterday, as I was reading Mark 1:29-31, I realized that I had never before … Continue reading

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Now Reading: What Is the Gospel?

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