Inviting the Kingdom to come

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“Thy Kingdom come” (Matthew 6:10 KJV). “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air… Read more »

College roomates and gospel partners

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“I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until… Read more »

Orange aprons and the metrics of success

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I spent over a decade working in the corporate world before becoming a pastor, so I still like to stay informed. I recently read an article in Fortune magazine entitled, “Home Depot’s Total Rehab” that I found facinating. The article’s subtitle says, “First the customers revolted, then housing went into freefall. Time to slash and… Read more »

Together at Catalyst

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Robin and I are in Atlanta this week with several WCC members at the Catalyst Conference. The theme this year is “Together.” We’ve certainly experienced a lot of togetherness these last two days. There was the 7 hour road trip, the hotel (with the funny smell and not enough sheets or towels), the rain,┬áthe traffic,… Read more »

WCC’s first CD almost complete

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We just finished our final touches on the studio recording for our first worship CD. My son, Stephen, has done a fantastic job as the producer on this project. He has spent 2 to 3 nights a week for the last 3 months at the Barton College studio. He actually wrote 12 of the 13… Read more »