The Spirit Of 666

Some pretty interesting things happened during our second Sunday of the NUMB3RS series yesterday.James-Michael Smith's video intro was classic. Take a look:It's hard not to be inspired to preach well after that. Except at the 8:30 service I struggled. As a lot of you...

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NUMB3RS, Part 2 — 666

I love what we're doing with the NUMB3RS series. Taking a look at Revelation in this way has started so much conversation around the church and the community.This week, we're looking at the number 666 from Revelation 13:18. You're going to hear some really crazy...

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What I Saw In The Mirror

One day last week, I took a quick look in the mirror as I was getting ready to brush my teeth and I saw . . . my dad.Now I don't look a lot like my dad and he and I had very different body types, but there was something in the angle of my chin and the expression on my...

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My Friend Nolan

I have a friend at our church named Nolan. About a year ago he came to one of our healing services. These are bi-monthly gatherings where we play reflective music and then invite people to be anointed with oil and receive prayer for healing of body, mind, and...

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Revelation Is A Letter

We began NUMB3RS yesterday with the teaching that "Revelation is a letter. It's a letter to churches."We wanted to begin there because it prevents so much mis-reading of the book. Think about it: have you ever gotten a personal letter written by someone you know and...

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The Wachovia

I spent Friday morning tooling around the Wachovia with both my wife Julie and my father-in-law Ted. It's an annual tradition. Walking around Quail Hollow is a yearly exercise in seeing how the other half lives.Some idle thoughts:No cell phones allowed. How cool is...

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NUMB3RS

It's finally here.Well, yeah, my blog, but that's not the big thing.The big thing is that NUMB3RS is finally here. It's a message series from the book of Revelation that I've wanted to do for a long time now.Because I'll be honest: the ways that Revelation gets used...

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