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Roof Top or Pasture?

In preparing a sermon on pride I dove into Daniel chapter four . This chapter relates God’s humbling of Nebuchadnezzar. God had warned him through a dream to humble himself and relent from his prideful approach to life. What does Nebuchadnezzar do? … Continue reading

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We Are Going to Church Right?

Emma, my four-year old,  was helping her mother pack clothes for vacation. It was a teaching moment for Shawna. She was instructing Emma how to consider your vacation destination and activities, then pack accordingly. In a moment of revelation Emma declared, “Well I … Continue reading

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How to Listen to Your Sermon Before Your Preach It

How can a sermon that looks so good on paper be such a flop Sunday morning?  Your exegesis was flawless, you would have been proud to present it to your seminary hermeneutics professor. Your advanced homiletics professor would have raved … Continue reading

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How to Stop Saying, “I Didn’t Get Anything Out of That Sermon”

The service ends with “Amen.” You and your family stand, walk through the back of the church saying your goodbyes to other worshippers. You shake the pastor’s hand and tell him how much you enjoyed the service. Buckle the kids … Continue reading

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How to Invite People to Church without Scaring them to Death

I love roller coasters. I love tall roller coasters. I love fast roller coasters. I love tall fast roller coasters. That’s why I love the Titan in Arlington, TX.  According to about.com the Titan ranks number six among the tallest … Continue reading

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