The Secret of Song

In the opening part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit,” we meet Bilbo Baggins.  He’s described as a little person who likes peace and quiet, laughter and food, as “all hobbits do.” Everything changed for him, however, when a wizard and a crowd of dwarfs showed up at his home. They...

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How to Do and Teach

There are two problems in Christian education. The first is that there are many believers who think they cannot teach and the second is that there are believers who think they can teach. The issue is not whether a believer thinks he or she can or cannot teach; the issue is...

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Hitting the Bull’s-Eye

Over the past six months, I have had the privilege of traveling to many Greater Grace churches in many places around the world. The gracious invitations of the churches provided open doors of opportunity for me to preach in seven Hungarian churches, evangelize and preach in Zenta, Serbia, lead three...

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40 Years of Change

Mercy does a long-term work. “Even when they had made for themselves a golden calf and said, ‘This is your God who brought you up out of Egypt,’ and had committed great blasphemies, you in your great mercies did not forsake them in the wilderness. The pillar of cloud to...

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