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A Book Worth Reading
I Knew Jesus before He Was a Christian . . . and I Liked Him Better Then is an attempt to make an appropriate and helpful distinction between the gospel and religion, between Jesus and the institution in human history that has driven so many away from him. Yet it is a “pro-church” book that calls God’s people to do a better job of representing Jesus to the world by finding its true identity in him.
This Week's Fax of Life
Researchers cite evidence that Americans have a third fewer close friends than just a couple of decades ago. [more]
This Week's Sermon
LOVING THE PERSON WHO ISN'T "ONE OF US"
The best way for the church to get clear about our mission in the world is to study the life of Jesus.[more]
BLACK LIVES MATTER
We will continue to have a problem with racism until we admit, confess, and repent of the still-too-present past and far-too-persistent prejudice that still haunt our world. [more]
EASTER: PERMISSION TO BREATHE
What would happen if the Lord – for whatever reason – rejected the high priest's offering? He might die behind the thick veil. And the work of atonement would go unfinished.[more]
JUDAS' PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILE
It now appears that the 27-year-old co-pilot of a German jetliner locked the plane’s captain out of the cockpit, programmed the A320’s descent, and crashed it into the French Alps at 400 mph.[more]
A key to success in every profession or business is teachability. You can get left behind pretty quickly these days.[more]