Monthly Archives: May 2018

Prayer Update May 31, 2018

This weekend, Linda and I are at the national conference for the Associated Gospel Churches of Canada (AGC).  This will be a historic gathering as the AGC says thank you to its outgoing president (Bill Fietji) and welcomes its new … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 3)

In this chapter, God speaks to Israel and Judah using the language of marriage, infidelity, divorce and restoration.  The marriage metaphor runs throughout the chapter, comparing God as a husband and Israel and Judah as his two faithless brides.  The … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 2)

In Jeremiah 2 we start to get the picture of the spiritual condition of the nation. It’s not a pretty picture at all. Themes that will be traced and developed throughout the book are introduced here:  Israel’s infidelity to the LORD, Israel’s … Continue reading

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Abiding + Asking = Abounding

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been spending time digging into John 15 in preparation for a series of messages I am scheduled to give at the National Conference for the Associated Gospel Churches of Canada. In this wonderful passage, … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Jeremiah (Chapter 1)

[Last Tuesday, I introduced a new series of posts I’m calling “Tuesdays with Jeremiah” (with a nod to Tuesdays with Morrie).  Each Tuesday I hope to post summary reflections on a chapter in Jeremiah’s book.  Today, chapter 1.] Jeremiah was … Continue reading

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Excellent Preaching Book; Great Price

In our preaching courses at Heritage, one of the books we often use as a textbook is Dr. Ramesh Richard’s excellent work, Preaching Expository Sermons. I’ve known Ramesh since my days at Dallas Seminary.  He was one of my professors … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah

Over twenty years ago, Mitch Albom’s book, Tuesdays with Morrie, was published.  The book, which became a New York Times Best-Seller, was based on conversations Mitch had with a professor from his university days–Morrie Schwartz.  After hearing that Schwartz had … Continue reading

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