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The Generation Gap

The generation gap is not a gap in time it is a gap in responsibility.  The generation gap occurred when one generation saw their children living out the effects of their own sinful actions and they responded by pretending it was … Continue reading

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Mud Filled Valley – My view of Church Planting

  Building or planting a church is like being in a large mud filled valley. We all stand in mucky clay looking at at the towers called churches around us. It seems obvious by looking around that we must build … Continue reading

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Logos Sofware Demonstration

January 3rd, The Well is hosting a demonstration of the Logos Bible System. Its open to anyone who is interested in using software to study the scriptures. Time: 7:00 to 8:00pm Date: Jan 3 (Call for more info) 916.572.WELL

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There IS an I in team, but not in game

We have all heard the statement, “There is no I in TEAM;” but the reality is that, “There is no I in Game.”  Your direct attention should not be on assembling likeminded people; it should be on applying godliness among … Continue reading

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Full Closets and Empty Arguments

Mother Theresa owned two pair of clothing. In all she did and was, her choice of clothing was simple. I think many of us say that we appreciate Mother Theresa, but our closets are full of clothing. I think it’s … Continue reading

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Sackcloth Warriors

The time has come for great warriors to stand up. From the decline in our churches to the decay in our culture; from the desolation of the poor around the world to the denigration of God’s name in the clutches … Continue reading

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Quote: Why we need to learn history

"The history of the past ends in the present; and the present is our scene of the trial to behave ourselves towards its phenomena duly and religiously, we must understand them; and to understand them, we must have recourse to … Continue reading

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Free book on John Calvin

Desiring God is GIVING away a free pdf of their new book about the life of John Calvin. I haven't read it yet, but I'm happy to post the link and I look forward to reading it. Special thanks to … Continue reading

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Sukkot is Active Worship

     Some people assume that we think with our minds, but if that was true wouldn’t all of us be in shape? Most people I meet “think” healthy living means living an active lifestyle, but they don’t live that lifestyle. … Continue reading

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The Mona Lisa, the Sacred, and the Greedy

Robert Hughes mourns an era and a change in the art world. As I watched it, I couldn’t help but see parallels in the art of leadership and the art of worship. It is a very straightforward statement that something … Continue reading

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