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Productive for What?

A Review of What’s Best Next by Matt Perman By Andrew Hoffman Deciding what to do next has become increasingly complicated in a world that offers more choices every day. Technology provides us with unparalleled access to people and ideas. … Continue reading

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Why Share the Gospel with the Capable?

By Andrew Hoffman Why should we bring the gospel to people who, relative to the rest of the world, seem to have life pretty well figured out? 

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How do you prove the gospel is true?

Allow me to pose a simple question: how will people in our city know that the gospel is true? When I say “true” I mean authentic, real, effective, and worthwhile. This simple question has all kinds of answers today. I … Continue reading

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Making Community Work: Part 3, Calling the Audible

For those less familiar with this football analogy, an “audible” is when the play caller decides at the last second that the play everyone was planning to execute is no longer a good one (usually because of something unexpected that … Continue reading

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Good Friday Devotional 2013

Please join me as we remember — in fasting (if you are able), prayer and meditation — the final day of Jesus’ initial earthly life, as the cross loomed, and then became a very real and eternally meaningful reality. Please … Continue reading

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Musings on the Face of God

I have had the incredible blessing of living with two of my closest friends and brothers in Christ for the last couple of years. This time is sadly coming to an end as one selfishly moves to Los Angeles to … Continue reading

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Gospel Stories

By Betty Cho and Andrew Franklin From Betty: Sterling and Sophia hoped to make enough money that day selling “Street Spirit” to feed themselves and secure lodging that night.  I suppose it’s not unusual to come across homeless people like … Continue reading

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Why Plant Churches?

“Then Jesus asked, “What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to? It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds … Continue reading

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Gospel Power, Gospel Academy

I’m still growing.  Recently, God brought an area of spiritual un-health to my attention and I began to pray for healing.  With what I believe to be the insight of the Holy Spirit I was able to connect up some incidents in my … Continue reading

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Defining “the Gospel” Well.

Like most teachers of the Bible, I notice the word “gospel” comes out of my mouth with great frequency.  Most of the time people seem to understand what I’m talking about but, in private moments I wonder if I’ve sufficiently … Continue reading

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