Promise Me We’ll Be Alright

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There is an idea within Arthur Homes’ book All Truth is God’s Truth which he got from some of Augustine of Hippo’s writings. The basic idea is obvious from the title, but in summary it speaks to the belief that one can find God in unlikely places, because He permeates everything in His creation. I find this idea incredibly liberating;…

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Illustration: Imitations vs. imitation

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Life is filled with imitations. I know because I’ve tasted them. I remember vividly as a child when my parents would return from a stewardship conference or come home from a Dave Ramsey class. (OK, it was Larry Burkett at the time.) All kinds of new things would fill our pantries and refrigerators. The budget was under revision, and anywhere…

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When worship becomes an addiction

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By David Walker I’m a worship leader in a church that immensely values the musical expression of worship. I love music that connects and gives people an opportunity to respond to God. With all that is in me, I feel this is a good thing. But what happens when this musical expression becomes the central focus, instead of the King…

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Why churches don’t have young people

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Our good friend Will Mancini had a wonderful post this week based on questions he often gets from churches about how to reach younger generations. The post begins as Will states a core principle: Generational relevance is always a leadership issue first. Because the gift of leadership naturally develops leaders in its wake, a lack of presence with the next generation…

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