Archive for June 3rd, 2008

“To me, the church should not aim to be ‘real’ as an end. The church is there to proclaim truth. Trying to be hip and cool and real does a disservice to the church. We’re not called to be successful. We’re called to be obedient, even if they don’t come…. If somebody doesn’t find you objectionable, I wonder if you’re preaching the full counsel of God.”

James Gilmore is co-author of Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want (Harvard Business School Press, 2007).

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Need Prayer?

Our church family is very much focused on prayer right now. If you are going through a tough time or need to be lept in prayer, please let us know here. We can have the whole church praying for you or if it is a personal prayer request, I would be happy to pray for you just myself.

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Recently someone told me the saying “God is the Santa Clause for adults.” In the conversation I was in and at that moment, I felt lead more to listen than talk so I didn’t respond to the statement. However, I thought the statement itself (especially since I have heard it before) would be a good starting point for a response.

With that, let’s start with the implications of the statement….


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