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Focusing on Our Savior

  • Mon, Mar 2, 2015

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

That was one of the themes of #NRB15 for me. 

We've seen many changes in Christian radio through the years -- technology and delivery platforms have emerged, social media has come on the scene,  ministry organizations, speakers and industry leaders may have changed,  and yet, the most important element of the NRB remains the same - our steadfast commitment to sharing the saving message of Jesus Christ.

There were no more poignant reminders to me about this than the many moments Joni Eareckson Tada led a group of NRB attendees in ...

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Hymns For A New Perspective

  • Mon, Feb 9, 2015

One of my favorite movies to watch with my youngest is Soul Surfer.  There's a particular scene about perspective which is a standout for both of us.

In this scene, Bethany Hamilton's youth group leader shows the students pictures and they have to guess what they are - the problem is, if they look at them while magnified, they appear to be something they aren't.  If you take a step back, get a new perspective, you can clearly see what the picture is in reality. 
I'm working on a new perspective today as I'm challenged with ...

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Making the Jesus’ Luke 14 Mandate a Reality

  • Mon, Jan 19, 2015

Thomas started attending our church a few weeks ago.  He sits a few rows over from where I sit.  We exchanged smiles a few times but I hesitated to greet him personally.

Here's the thing.  I didn't how to communicate with him. 

Finally, after much prayer and some preparation, I decided it was time.

I walked over and stood directly in front of him where he sits in the sing-language section and when he noticed me, I smiled and waved.  I handed him a note I'd written which read, "I've noticed you've been coming ...

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