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Biblical Stewardship

Biblical Stewardship

Several months ago, when myself and two other guys started planning the teaching schedule for our upcoming class on biblical stewardship, we came up with subjects like finances (of course!), gifting, time, and creation (the environment). It was not much later when we...

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The Gift of Sunday

The Gift of Sunday

 Sunday by George Herbert   O day most calm, most bright, The fruit of this, the next world's bud, The endorsement of supreme delight, Writ by a friend, and with his blood; The couch of time; care's balm and bay: The week were dark, but for thy light: Thy torch doth...

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The Weight of a Wedding

The Weight of a Wedding

Weddings can be a real mixed bag. For most people, it is typically a joyous occasion and an evening of celebration. For the wedding party, it can be a ball of stress because no one wants to do or say something that might ruin their friend's biggest day. You even see...

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Book quotes: The Majesty of Mystery

Book quotes: The Majesty of Mystery

I really enjoy reading books (actual books I can smell and touch and hold in my hands), and I love reading books with others. My reading of a book is often more thorough and thoughtful when going through it with others. And at times, I want to share with you quotes...

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Resources for Sabbath Rest

Resources for Sabbath Rest

These last two weeks we have spent some time in our corporate worship gathering looking at the issue of the Sabbath. Our primary text has been Matthew 12:1-13 as we are still walking through our series in that Gospel. At the end of Matthew 11, Jesus has called all who...

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The Daily Office and Midday Prayer

The Daily Office and Midday Prayer

Last year I was introduced to a book called Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero. If you are at all like me, you are thinking "What kind of weak sauce, get-in-touch-with-your-sensitive-side-garbage is this." That is what I thought when I first heard the...

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Poems for Good Friday

Poems for Good Friday

Our church will gather tomorrow evening to look at the death of Jesus on the cross for sinners in what is known as Good Friday. The eternal Son of God who created the world and everything in it (Colossians 1:16) took on flesh and became just like us that he might...

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Studying our Songs

Studying our Songs

I took a class by Dr. David Powlison last year, and at the beginning of every lecture, he exposited the lyrics of a hymn and then had the class sing it all together. It was a wonderful way to start each class, and his routine was an intentional reminder to us,...

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