November 2007

Missions Week 2007 Update

Wow… what a weekend so far. I dropped off Dr. Tennent at the airport and as I was driving back and reflecting on the last couple of days, I couldn’t help but to think about how faithful God has been to our church. Last night, God used Dr. Tennent to remind us about the suffering nature of advancing the Kingdom of God. As we move forward to promote the Gospel, there will always be opposition....

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Mission Possible: Multi-Ethnic Churches

For the last 11 years, we as a church have been trying to develop a multi-ethnic church. Even though we are not exactly where we want to be, we are committed to making some progress in this area. This is probably one of the hardest goals for a church to reach. Through various sermons, talks and discussions, we have been trying to convince people in our church that it is on God’s heart for us...

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Application of God’s Word

There is nothing more encouraging for a pastor than to see their members apply God’s Word into their lives. Tonight, I ended up meeting up with a member who just wanted to get to know me more… translation = who are you behind the pulpit 🙂 It was awesome when the person expressed that they wanted to buy me a drink (at Starbucks). At first I declined, but seeing this as an opportunity for them...

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Comedy Showcase

Once a month our married couples’ small group tries to do an activity together. It is a great way to build biblical community and deepen our relationships with one another. Yesterday, we decided to go to a comedy show. Christina and I have always wanted to go to a live comedy show; therefore it was a treat for us. The Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase had a special night of “open mic” where people, who wanted...

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