The Babe, the Son of Mary

I came across an article from Christmas 2013 by Aaron Armstrong over at Blogging Theologically about the best and worst Christmas songs last week. While the article was fine and for the most part I agreed with his choices of Christmas songs, the part that caught my attention was in…

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Modern Worship Resources: Christmas

Like I’m sure many of you would probably agree, Christmas has always been one of my favorite times in the church year. Spiritually, the incarnation and birth of our Savior is one of the most important parts of Christianity (without Jesus’ birth, there’s no suffering, death and resurrection…) but it’s…

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A Great New Leadership Resource

My friend and mentor, Pastor Scott Sommerfeld, has just launched his own website/blog this week: HolyManners.org. He’s been talking about putting one together for a long time and is excited to finally be able to put it together. Holy Manners is something that Pastor Scott teaches to churches and organizations…

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Trying to Find Jesus a Wife

Back in 2012, a few fragments of papyrus were discovered that seem to indicate that Jesus had a wife. One of them reads, “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife…’” and another says, “As for me, I dwell with her in order to…” – although the speaker in the second line is…

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What Are You Doing With What You Have?

As I was driving from one meeting to another yesterday, I did something a little unusual and actually had the radio on – usually when I’m in the car I make the phone calls that I need to (hands-free, of course!) On the radio, the DJ was talking about the…

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