A Simple Gospel

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My recent blogs on our confusion about declaring and defending the gospel prompted one supporter to write me back. While he applauded my overall point, he opined some Christians – even pastors - seem to be confused about the simplicity of the gospel. He referenced a recent memorial service, led...

Brokenness

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A theme in my preaching ministry over the past few months has been the power of forgiveness. My messages have considered two aspects of this subject – we need God’s forgiveness and we must forgive others. The best one-word description of the response is “intense.” Dozens of people have lined up...

Blood Moon

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Over this past weekend, we experienced a Super Blood Wolf Moon eclipse. This phenomenon happens when the moon passes fully into the shadow of the earth. It was particularly spectacular because it happened when the moon was at its closest point of its orbit to earth. This celestial color show was...

7,000 Conversations

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A church planter, working downtown in a major West Coast city, has led his young adult church members to have over 7,000 gospel conversations with people in their community in the past three years. They have discovered people – even secularists in a never-Christian-culture urban area – who have...

In Memoriam, Billy Graham

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He never wavered from emphasizing the gospel – in its simplicity and beauty – no matter the pressures, criticisms, or distractions. His primary legacy is millions of people who are Christians because of his faithful witness. His leadership example of statesmanship with integrity is also part of...

Slow to criticize

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My friend Ted Cotton died a few days ago. At his memorial service, attended by about 400 people, the moderator asked everyone who had been led to faith in Jesus and baptized by Ted to raise their hand. Dozens of hands went up. He then asked everyone who had been mentored into ministry by Ted to...

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