Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Disciple-Making Community (A Sermon on the Great Commission, Matthew 28:16-20)

This is part 4 of our series, “Who are you and what are you doing here?” This series which connects Scripture with Centre Street’s Church Covenant is designed to help us recognize what the church is designed to be and … Continue reading

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A Giving Community (A Sermon on Mark 12:41-44)

There is a sermon that every preacher hates preaching, and every congregation hates hearing. Well, friends, this is that sermon. Yes, today is the always hated money sermon. This is week three of our series, “who are you, and what … Continue reading

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An Obedient Community (A Sermon on John 14:15-24)

Kids have a whole series of tricks they pull on their parents. They know how to manipulate a situation. My older daughter, Abbie, is no exception. She knows that she can start doing something she shouldn’t be doing, listen to … Continue reading

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EXCITING NEWS

I promised my twitter/facebook friends some news on Friday. I wanted to wait to announce it to some key folks before rolling it out to everyone. But here it is: I will be taking part in the 2012/13 AIM (About … Continue reading

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What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks?!? Pt. 11: Rob Bell vs. the SBC

Thanks to the folks running the Hellbound? facebook page who posted a link to the Southern Baptist Covention’s Resolution on Hell (June 2011). This was published in response to Rob Bell’s Love Wins published a few months prior. I doubt anyone would be surprised … Continue reading

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A Sermon on Covenant Community (Acts 2:42-47)

When I was a young lad (or younger lad you might say, because many around here like to point out that I am “so young”)… I had a somewhat unorthodox Sunday School class. The youth group… we called it the … Continue reading

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