A Mother’s Day Gift Birthed On Easter

This Mother's Day gift is one of my favorite things ever. Here's why.  During my Easter Sunday message, I lamented how difficult it is to represent the empty tomb artistically.  The cross is much easier and as a result we have crosses that adorn our churches and...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Moody Blues Songs

Art rock.  Psychadelic rock.  Prog rock.  Whatever you want to call it the Moody Blues were at the forefront of it. I remember when I was about six years old and my older brothers and sisters had some of their albums in our house in Dallas -- and I thought both the...

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Where’s The Beef

On Wednesday night our Children's Ministry Team hosted a drive through Hamburger Project. Huh?   We offered prayer, resources, gift bags, hamburger coupons and, most of all, an opportunity for children and their families to make eye contact with Good Shepherd...

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Preaching For DECISION While Remembering MOTIVATION

As thrilling as it is to ensure that at least a moment in every sermon points to Christ and him crucified, it is even moreso when sermons issue an urgent yet loving appeal to surrender to his Lordship. Doing this well involves doing it with variety. It includes...

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