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May 21, 2015

Denying, But Not Denied by Joshua Hedger

Jesus does not deny those he has called, no matter how grievous their denial of him has been in the darkest moments of life.

May 21, 2015

Introverts in the Dearest Place on Earth by Jared Musgrove

Both extroverts and introverts must do the work to see that those with the gift of introversion are a grace to God’s Church, so I have some considerations for my fellow introverted church members and the extroverts who love them.

May 21, 2015

Set-Apart Sexuality in a “Sex is Power” World by Katie McCoy

The world’s picture of the sexually liberated woman isn’t empowered at all; rather, she’s enslaved by the deception that becoming a commitment-free object of lust was all her idea.

May 21, 2015

Encourage One Another

Giving Grace With Our Words

God commanded that His people encourage each other because He knew we would need it.

May 21, 2015

Where Did All These Rappers-Turned-Pastors Come From? by Tony Shepherd

Many of us wondered why our favorite artists articulated a view of God so much bigger than our pastors. Many of us were using podcasts as a way to connect with pastors that preached the same glorious truths.  But still, many of us were functionally church orphans. And no movement, even Gospel-centered movements, can expect to be sustained apart from the local church.

May 20, 2015

For The Church Regional Conference: Matt Carter and Jared Wilson by Charles Smith

Matt Carter, Jared Wilson, and Charles Smith share some info on the upcoming For The Church conference luncheon at The 2015 Southern Baptist Convention.

May 20, 2015

Preaching Christ From Judges by Jared Bumpers

I was twelve or thirteen, and my dad, who is a pastor, gave me the opportunity to preach a five-minute sermon (what was he thinking?). I selected Judges 3:12-30 as my text and delivered a sermon on Ehud and Eglon that I had titled “When Lefty Stabbed Fatty."

May 20, 2015

Holiness as the Miracle of a Transformed Community by Jonny Woodrow

If we saw holiness as the miracle that it is, I think it would become a topic of conversation accompanied by joy, encouragement, and a sense of opportunity. It would lead to a renewed vision for the church in your neighbourhood.

May 20, 2015

Making Contentment My Estate by Mason King

The wrestle of wealth, of making enough and having enough, is a dark space in my soul—the struggle for contentment against a sliding scale in a world that rejects less as more and sees more as a means to happiness. It’s where I have to preach to myself the truth I know when the lie is in front of me.

May 20, 2015

The Fullness of Empty Spaces by Becky Wilson

By God’s design, my family keeps growing and spreading. Certainly aspects of that are incredibly difficult. But when I think of the treasured people in my life that I never would have met had I not moved around as much as I did, and when I anticipate the hope of that happening again, that tastes pretty sweet to me.