Monthly Archives: April 2012

Redeeming Ruth

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Multiplication (and personal application!)

I’m writing from a hotel room in Kent, WA this morning.  Carissa and I are attending the Northwest Ministry Network Conference which is located at New Life Church of Renton this week.  This conference offers a great couple of days … Continue reading

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Holy Discontent

What makes you mad? Maybe a better question: what makes you “make a difference” mad?     I’m not just talking about pet peeves or annoyances that gnaw at you throughout the day or give you that special headache.  We all have … Continue reading

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The Positives of Political Involvement

[This is my fourth post in a series of blogs I’m working on regarding political involvement, the mission of the church, and the marriage debate currently taking place in our state.] Ah…politics. There is a tendency in politics and political discourse … Continue reading

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The Screams and the Echo

[This is my third post (part 1, part 2) in a series of blogs I’m working on regarding political involvement, the mission of the church, and the marriage debate currently taking place in our state.] If you read my last post … Continue reading

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Politically Active or Political Activism?

[This is my second post in a series of blogs I’m working on regarding political involvement, the mission of the church, and the marriage debate currently taking place in our state.] If you’re not keeping track, 2012 is a Presidential … Continue reading

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Marriage Defined

[This is my first post in a series of blogs I’m working on regarding political involvement, the mission of the church, and the marriage debate currently taking place in our state.] The state I live in (Washington) just became the 9th state … Continue reading

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Is it about Christ?

In about an hour I’m preaching Philippians 3:12-14.  Paul is revealing the pursuit of his life, the singular purpose that he has found, the one thing that above all else captures his heart, will, and mind.  It is all about … Continue reading

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Life after Philippians

While I am considering stretching our current sermon series Surprised by Joy (on the book of Philippians) into the year 2017, we will eventually run out of verses to exposit in this beautiful little book. It actually breaks down quite … Continue reading

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Highlights from Easter Outreach

Here is a little highlight of our Easter Outreach, put together by one of our Multnomah students.  Nice work Jon!

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