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Not Safe, But Good

The Chronicles of Narnia had played a significant role in my life. I’ve read them several times, along with many other of the writings of C.S. Lewis. Narnia was a world created by Lewis to tell the story of Jesus to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Surprise the World

One of the books that has had a lasting impact on my ministry is Michael Frost’s book Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture. This book helped me understand ministry in our current context and the importance of living missionally- which … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf and Discipling Children

It is no secret among my friends that I am not a big fan of The Elf of the Shelf- the widely popular little guy who gets into mischief each night leading up to Christmas. It is interesting to see … Continue reading

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Discipleship and the Family Meal

Yesterday, I shared some thoughts from Eugene Peterson in Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places about the importance of the dinner table in living out the Eucharist in our everyday lives (Read it here). Today, I want to explore the … Continue reading

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Eugene Peterson and the Family Meal

I’ve been slowing reading Eugene Peterson’s book, Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places, during my devotional time. This week, I read a passage and idea in his book that I’ve been thinking about ever since. Peterson is writing about the … Continue reading

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Make a Mark: You’re Gifted

This past Sunday, we began a brief sermon series called “Make Your Mark.” The purpose of the series is to encourage those attending Hope Church to understand and take hold of the ministry opportunities that God gives us- and the … Continue reading

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Take Hold Of…

At Hope Church, where I pastor, we just finished a six week series called Not A Fan which was based of the book by the same name. I know in my LIFEgroup, we had great conversations around what it means … Continue reading

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