Monthly Archives: September 2012

From Athens to [insert city name here]

I’m preaching Acts 17:16-34 this morning.  This passage includes one of the great gospel presentations recorded in the New Testament text, as Paul presented the gospel to a group of philosophically-minded Athenians.  I think the content and presentation of this … Continue reading

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The Good News of Grace

2 Corinthians 5:20-21    Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.  For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so … Continue reading

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The 7 C’s

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to visit Timberline Church in Fort Collins, CO.  It is an awesome church with a world class leadership team.  In a session with a number of other pastors and leaders, they were talking … Continue reading

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The Faithful Leader

Four times a year our core leadership teams (Elders, Pastors, Staff, and Ministry Team Leaders) meet for dinner, updates, vision-casting, and training. Last Tuesday night was such a night. I love these people. We have a great time together, and … Continue reading

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Prayer quotes from Sunday

I’ve been asked by quite a few people to post the quotes on prayer from my message yesterday (Sept. 23). Here you go: John Piper: “Life is war. That’s not all it is. But it is always that. Our weakness … Continue reading

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Shining Lights and Burning Bushels

I sang a song in Sunday School growing up called “This Little Light of Mine.”  If you are familiar with the tune it is probably making its way into your head right now, and if you’re like me, you’ll be … Continue reading

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A Line in Prayer

On Wednesday mornings our staff at LPC gathers together to pray. It’s a good time. We lift up needs that have been submitted through cards on Sundays, through The City, or other needs that we’ve heard about in our various … Continue reading

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