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Talk the Walk


Sharing your faith is hard—especially when you consider the flawed vessel sharing it. Steve Brown’s book can help you get past that. . . . Steve Brown. Talk the Walk: How to Be Right without Being Insufferable. 160p., $15.99, New … Continue reading

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Lay Down in Silence


As we examined last week, we’re often slaves to our own agendas without even realizing it. We can become so paralyzed by self-analysis and self-inflicted hurry that we forget how to simply be obedient in the things God’s already called … Continue reading

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Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches


For all you Baptists in the audience. . . . John S. Hammett. Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches: A Contemporary Ecclesiology. 400p., $25.99, Kregel Academic. An updated examination of ecclesiology from a Baptist perspective. In this useful book, professor and … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Agenda  


We’ve had to lay down a lot so far. Some of it has no doubt been difficult; maybe it’s even felt unnecessarily negative to some. But we have a much longer journey ahead, and we need to travel light—especially since … Continue reading

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The One New Man


For those looking for a somewhat less academic approach to the Israel question than Three Views on Israel and the Church a couple weeks back, here’s another take for you. . . . Ariel Laurence Blumenthal. The One New Man: … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Future: a small-group session


For this session, you’ll need…. beanbags, stress balls, or other soft items that can be tossed around—two for every group of four or five Laying Down Your Day (10 minutes) Have everyone get into subgroups of four to five. (If … Continue reading

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The Church Planting Journey


As a lot of you know, I’ve been involved in my share of church plants—a few successful ones, as well as a couple unsuccessful ones (that shared one foible in particular . . . more on that later). One of … Continue reading

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