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Outsourcing Sermons

The Wizard of Oz was a mighty and powerful being to be feared and respected…until the curtain was drawn back

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Message From Mars Hill: “With”

Last Sunday I spoke at Mars Hill Church in Grandville, Michigan. Listen to the full sermon “With”. Below I’ve also

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How many voices speak of God in your church?

We live in a dark world. Our hearts long for goodness, beauty, justice, and peace, but they are often hidden

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Bush’s Speechwritier on Rhetoric & Reality

You may think writing a sermon every week is challenging work, but imagine writing speeches everyday for the leader of

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Glimpses of Glory

Fifteen hundred years ago, the emperor of Rome built a tomb for his beloved sister. The small building was designed

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Audio Sermon: No Perfect People Allowed

Christians will often say, “We’re all sinners.” But the way we operate often communicates something else. Within church communities there

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Audio Sermon: “With”

 Earlier this year I wrote a few posts about how the economic crisis/recession might impact our understanding of the church

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