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The Mark of Brokenness in Jonah (Part 1)

November 8, 2016

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“You hurled me into the depths, into the very heart of the seas and the currents swirled about me, all  your waves and breakers swept over me.” (Jonah 2:3) “…but you, LORD my God, brought my life up from the pit.” (Jonah 2:6) The previous post, The Mark of Brokenness, I gave a general outline on the mark […]

The Mark of Brokenness

November 4, 2016

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Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. (John 12:24) Winter is coming–very slowly here in Texas, I must add, but it is coming nonetheless. All the life that came with Spring all […]

What I’ve Learned in Organic Church: The Difference Between Brotherhood and Buddyhood (this includes Sisterhood)

January 11, 2012

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This is the first part of the mult-blog series titled, What I’ve Learned in Organic Church. To read the introduction to this series, CLICK HERE. Brotherhood and Buddyhood: There is a Difference In the Organic expression of the church, we share many things with each other. We share our homes, our personalities, our strengths, our […]

Why are We to Bear Fruit? The Answer May Surprise You

September 20, 2011

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We’ve all heard the verse where Jesus describes a good tree bearing good fruit. And we’ve all heard countless preachers, books, blog posts, and general conversations where the topic was this of bearing fruit. It seems many Christians today are consumed by the alleged need to bear fruit. In fact, there are also many who have […]

What is Needed in Our Time–It may not be what you think…

August 30, 2011

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I think there is something very essential and valuable missing for many of God’s people in my generation. It is the greatest gift ever given to mankind and something that can be attained by any and all believers in Christ. Not only can it be attained, but you and I were brought into His glorious Kingdom for […]

The Great Diversion and the Reality in Christ

August 16, 2011

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There is a great diversion of our attention in this current time. It’s subtle, easy to fall victim to, and even has a sense of spirituality attached to it. But it’s a set-up to kidnap our attention and keep our eyes from Jesus Christ. It’s something that we may all, and perhaps all have, fall victim […]

Gazing Upon God through Christ

August 2, 2011

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One of the coolest things about our God is that He reveals Himself in the most unlikely ways, at the most unlikely times. Sometimes when I’m not even looking for Him, He pops up to say hello. Oh how often we can miss Him when He does this, we need only have our eyes open […]