Monthly Archives: February 2011

Theology JengaⓇ

Watch yourselves, that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward. Anyone who goes too far and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God; the one who … Continue reading

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HP8: Ground Chuck

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Altering your Call

From Martyn-Loyd Jones’ book, “Preaching and Preachers,” ML-J offers his top ten reasons for not doing altar calls: It is wrong, surely, to put direct pressure on the will. I argue that too much pressure on the will–there is inevitably … Continue reading

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Conversion Rate

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of … Continue reading

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HP7: Pastor For Hire

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Church Resource

If you haven’t picked up the current pattern, Wednesdays are typically a day I throw a resource in your direction. (Though that pattern may be shifting in a few weeks!) So what resource is available to help you determine if … Continue reading

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Where Are the Called Men?

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God…among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ; to all who are beloved of God in Rome, called as saints: Grace to … Continue reading

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HP6: Preaching Gone Wrong

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Level Headed Thinking

While no one has everything right, it is essential to not be wrong on certain issues. The challenge becomes discerning what is critical. If everything is critical, then nothing really becomes so. Al Mohler provides some good insight using the … Continue reading

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No Defense for No Offense

But they said, “Stand aside.” Furthermore, they said, “This one came in as an alien, and already he is acting like a judge; now we will treat you worse than them.” So they pressed hard against Lot and came near … Continue reading

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