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June 10, 2015

Not Ashamed

Today's Bible reading from 29plans came from Romans 1. Paul is writing while in Corinth roughly the same year he is later imprisoned in Caesarea and 2-3 years before he is placed under house arrest in Rome. Despite the threats and violence he has faced up to this point, he still writes that he is eager to preach the gospel in Rome. The…
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May 31, 2015

Conjecture, Twitter, & Biblical Illiteracy

Let me start by saying I've bombed my fair share of sermons over the years. There have been those moments where words have come of out my mouth while preaching that left my leadership team asking for further interpretation. There are also times when I've hit it out of the park completely in tune with what needed to be shared. People have thanked me years later for biblical truths I've preached that impacted them. They've also reminded me of funny illustrations that are unfortunately more memorable than the sermon lesson that accompanied them. Preachers are not perfect and mistakes will be made. However, it's imperative that our twenty-first century gospel is in tune with the heart of the first century gospel because we are…
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