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Worship is Warfare!

Grace, Mercy, and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Worship is warfare! We are royal people fighting the war we were called to fight. But as we look at the opposing army with their … Continue reading

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Imitative Theology

We are imitators by nature. God made us this way. We are, after all, image-bearers. To copy is human. We know this in a very profound way when we become parents. Children very early on begin to reflect our temperament … Continue reading

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Confessing our Envy

The Psalmist writes in Psalm 73:3 that I “was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.” It is clear that as we come into worship this morning, we all have this one sin to confess: envy. … Continue reading

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The Ascension of our Lord: A Brief Introduction

The Church celebrates the Ascension of our Lord this Thursday. Since most churches are not able to have Thursday services, traditionally many of them celebrate Ascension on Sunday. The Ascension of Jesus is barely mentioned in the evangelical vocabulary. We … Continue reading

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Children in Worship

Two fellow pastors have contributed to this important discussion. Pastor Rob Hadding writes: One would be hard pressed to find examples in the Bible of where parents are instructed are to exclude children from worship or the feasts. In fact, … Continue reading

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On the Role of Worship

Toby Sumpter elaborates on the purpose of worship: You see, this is actually the first work of the Kingdom here. This is where we lay our ambush; this is where we perform the great air war. This is where we … Continue reading

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Heavenly Fellowship and the Pursuit of Life, Liberty, and Happiness

This is a great day for these United States. It is a time of joy and celebration. And we hope to bathe ourselves with one of America’s greatest inventions: hot dogs. But beyond all the fireworks, parades, and the good … Continue reading

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Training Little Ones Through New Eyes…

This is a topic dear to me. I have one daughter and another child on the way. My theological community places a great emphasis on children and their participation in the community. We do not place them in a special … Continue reading

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