Category Archives: Preaching

The Iron of Family and the ATC Conference

This last week I was afforded the opportunity to head out east to the Advancing the Church conference held out in Pennsylvania.  It was an excellent week around the Word of God, and the sessions provided much direction and points … Continue reading

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Returning to an Old Friend

This upcoming Sunday is a first for me.  Ten years ago, as an assistant pastor in Minnesota, I preached a short series through the book of James. (Short as in, seven or eight messages I believe) I am not real … Continue reading

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On Preaching pt. 5

Please accept my apologies for the broken nature of the series on preaching.  To remind, part 1 was an introduction and overview on what preaching is to be.  Parts 2, 3, and 4 were more directed at the listener and … Continue reading

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On Preaching pt. 3

What are you expecting when you come to church?  As you take your seat in your chair or pew, what is your desire from the guy standing at the front of the church?  For many, you have had a long … Continue reading

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On Preaching pt. 1

A week ago, I wrapped up my first full year of pastoral preaching each week.  As I sat and reflected on it, it amazes me how special preaching really is.  To think that preaching is the one ministry “task” that … Continue reading

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