Tag Archives: The Church

Uganda Travel Log: Day 12 – Church, Debrief and Dancing

Location: Kampala and Ndere, Uganda Sunday, May 28, 2017 Unbelievably, we leave tomorrow to fly back to the States. Although there were moments on this trip when I felt like we’d been in Uganda for months, not days, now suddenly … Continue reading

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Counting Down to Departure for Uganda

Countdown to departure for Uganda: T-2 days I leave Monday! And I wanted to share with you a few miscellaneous updates as the hour draws near… Packing for something like this is crazy A picture is worth 1,000 words. This … Continue reading

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Foundations: A Transformed Dream

A sermon manuscript on Romans 12:1-2, prepared for Life Bridge Community Church (recorded audio | sermon notes) Introduction As you know, this year we have been working through the book of 1 Corinthians, studying what it means to be the church. When … Continue reading

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Sunday School Answers

I serve twice a month at my church in what would traditionally be called “Sunday School” (we call it “HarvestKids“). Typically, I teach 3rd grade. I love it. Children are amazing. They are so simple and trusting and full of life (and … Continue reading

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Thankful for Family

“Gratitude is the attitude that sets the altitude for living.” This is the very first “proverb” (“Jamesism”) I remember learning from James MacDonald when I visited Harvest Bible Chapel for the first time back in the 90’s. He was right then, and … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t More Intellectuals Believers?

I came across an interesting article on Facebook recently entitled, “Why Aren’t More Intellectuals Believers?” (link to the original article), written by David Denison. His article is essentially a reaction to a study conducted by the University of Rochester entitled “Studies … Continue reading

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The Potential for a Prophetic Voice in the American Evangelical Church on Issues of Race and Racialization

As you know, I’m in seminary at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. This summer, I took a single “modular” class called “Social and Cultural Exegesis”. The focus of this class as bible students is to learn from concepts in sociology to better interpret … Continue reading

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