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My Trip to Maine

Many of you know that I am originally from the great state of Maine. This past weekend I flew up for a close friends wedding. Here is a list of some things I did while in Maine… Friday: Landed in PWM and was picked up by my mom at 7:00 PM. Went to Alex’s Pizza…

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Covering Up Sin

A few weeks ago Alan Knox at The Assembling of the Church wrote a post called Distractions to Worship? In it he wrote, Consider the situation where you are sitting among a group of believers, listening to someone teach. The teaching is very inspiring and challenging. You are really enjoying it. Beside you, a baby…

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Why care about the CBF? – Response

David Roach has written an article published at the Baptist Press titled, Why care about the CBF?. Roach describes a recent experience he had when visiting the CBF’s General Assembly. The thesis of his article is that the CBF is still useful to the SBC, not necessarily for the ministry, but as a reminder of…

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The Sit Down…

Last week I wrote a post called A New Addition – where I recounted a recent sermon I heard about the requirement of tithing. Tuesday I was able to sit down with the speaker of that message for lunch. We were able to discuss what took place, and how I felt about it. I am…

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Let The Chips Fall Where They May…

This post is inspired by a recent post of Alan’s from The Assembling of the Church called Grace to be Wrong. Alan’s post is about having the attitude of grace when confronted with people who disagree with us. Since I have begun my journey with Christ, I have learned the importance of adopting this attitude…

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Experiencing the Church… – Part 2

This is kind of a dual post. Feel free to respond to which ever part of the post you want, even both (or none, I guess). Last Thursday I read this out of Richard Ramesh’s Preparing Expository Sermons: I cannot emphasize enough the role that a strong main introduction has to play in the effectiveness…

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Experiencing the Church… – Part 1

I had a pretty great experience with the Church this weekend. The group we normally call “Sunday School” met Saturday night in a house. We ate taco’s, my wife made her famous banana pudding (actually it’s Paula Dean’s famous banana pudding), I made some peanut butter fudge. Some brought beef, some brought the taco fixings,…