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Gifts Of The Spirit [AUDIO]

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This is the seventh and final message in a series on Interdependent Body Life.

I finished up the series with a simple straightforward message on the gifts listed in Romans 12 and 1 Corinthians 12.  I describe each gift specifically and I also talk about them all generally.

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The Importance Of Church Leadership [AUDIO]

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This is the sixth message in a series on Interdependent Body Life.

Our problem with leadership is a problem with God.

God has appointed in the church…” ~ 1 Cor 12:28

That which God creates for his purposes, we ignore at our own peril.

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The 5 Body Building Gifts [AUDIO]

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This is the fifth message in a series on Interdependent Body Life.

I talk about the five gifts that Jesus gave “for building up the body of Christ” (Eph 4:11-12):

  1. Apostles
  2. Prophets
  3. Evangelists
  4. Shepherds (Pastors)
  5. Teachers

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Interdependent Mission [AUDIO]

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This is the fourth message in a series on Interdependent Body Life.

I talk about God being a sending God and how his son is a missionary that sent us at great cost to reach lost people, at great cost to ourselves.

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Unity Of The Spirit [AUDIO]

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This is the third message in a series on Interdependent Body Life.

I talk about the power of unity and how shared priorities, vision, and responsibility help “maintain the unity of the Spirit” (Eph 4:3).

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Let All Things Be Done For Building Up [AUDIO]

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This is the second message in a series on Interdependent Body Life.

In this message I use 1 Corinthians chapters 11, 12, 13, and 14 as a broad overview of a recurring theme in regards to Christ’s body.

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Christ Is The Head [AUDIO]

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This is the first message in a series on Interdependent Body Life.

I talk about Christ’s headship and how when we live outside of it we become childish consumers or cowardly critics.

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3 Words For 2015 [AUDIO]

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Every year I ask God for three words of focus for our church for the new year. I then preach on them on the first Sunday of the year.

Here is this year’s message.

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2014 Book List

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Well I only finished 8 books this year, which was four short of my goal for the year, but two more than last year.

The books I did read were really pretty good though.

Here’s my list of the books I read in 2014 with my comments on each one:

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Top 10 Posts Of 2014

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Here are the top 10 most viewed posts of all those posted in 2014, in descending order.

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