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Reflection #23 on Worship in the Contemporary American Church

“I am saddened but not surprised when pastors fall or leave the Church burned out beyond recognition; I am most saddened to recognize the woeful insufficiency of my prayers for my pastors over the years.” Continue reading

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A Prayer for Charleston

In place of the usual this week, and in light of the horrible shooting incident in Charleston last week, I offer the following prayer from my friend, Pastor Ian Simkins, lead pastor of Poplar Creek Church in Bartlett, Ill.  As … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Moving from Brokenness to Healing

  A few weeks ago, Judson University featured one of my all-time favorite chapel speakers, Rev. Ian Simkins, in a Spiritual Enrichment Week series of messages titled Beauty in the Common, with the word common taking on connotations related both to the … Continue reading

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