I Still Respect Cam Newton

For those who know me, I’m an arm-chair football fan. I don’t know how to read a defense or where every player went to college. But I do love watching the game – and for better or worse, it’s America’s game. Preface: I’m not really a Cam Newton or Carolina…

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Preaching Grace

I’ve been following Bill Giovannetti for a while now after reading his book, “Grace Intervention” – a book recommended by my lead pastor, Scott Treadway of Rancho. Recently he wrote an article, “Why I Preach Grace-Filled Sermons Your congregation needs rest, not a “to-do” list“. for Christianity Today and it’s so…

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Incongruence

Church is made up of imperfect people. If you believe the Gospel, then you realize that those imperfections are covered by God’s grace. That’s the core message of the Bible, and of the church. At Church (and by “Church” I mean the evangelical, Christian, American Church), we say things like:…

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