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My Top 10 Books of 2019

It’s time once again to share my top ten favorite books of the year. Putting this list together is always fun and hard. It’s fun because I love to read and recommend books; it’s hard because I only get to pick ten, and it’s not

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Best Books on the Sermon on the Mount

Our church recently finished a sermon series on the Sermon on the Mount. As always, many resources served me well in my sermon writing process. Below you will find some of those resources along with other books on the Sermon on the Mount. Best Books

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D. A. Carson on a Profane Activity During Sunday Worship

In his book The Cross and Christian Ministry, D. A. Carson writes about a profane activity that occurs in some churches. His words are eye-opening, to say the least. Indeed, these are some of the most convicting words I have read in a while. You

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The Chief Distinguishing Mark of a False Prophet

How would you describe a false prophet? There are plenty of right responses to this question. Usually, what people think of are people who distort the Christian message for personal gain. If you said this you’d be off to a good start. But there is

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The Problem With “Spiritual but Not Religious”

“I’m spiritual but not religious.” Have you heard that expression before? I recently had a conversation with someone about faith. After a delay to articulate his beliefs, someone nearby helped by saying, “spiritual but not religious.” “Yeah,” he said, “I’m spiritual but not religious.” This

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