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Photo Credit: Dan Price Dennis Skinner kicked out of Commons for calling David Cameron “dodgy Dave”  I love British politics. Identifying Leaders in Small Towns I love small town church planting. Rejecting the Cult of Christianese I don’t love Christianese. The Art of Letting Go I love baseball, Koreans, and a good bat...

Happy Friday. Here are five random links I found for you. Supreme Importance Without Swollen Heads “One of the great advantages of the Christian philosophy was that it managed to reconcile the unique importance of each man with humility.” Why We Say “O’Clock” Ever wonder why we say some of the weird things we do?...

There’s a famous story in the Bible of Jesus interacting with a Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well.  The whole story is teed up this way: [Jesus] had to pass through Samaria. So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. (John 4:4—5) It’s an interesting statement,...

Happy Friday, here are five new links I have found for you. God’s Not Looking for Spiritual Gurus Here’s some great thoughts on a few mic drops by the late great Martin Luther. My Car Plays Light Jazz (and I play along) Music is everywhere. Levels of Doctrine This is a great blog post on how important various...

What does it mean to be “born again?”  Does that mean someone who is a weird Christian, a radical Christian, or a specific type of Christian? Nope. It means you are a Christian. This clip comes from the fourth message in the series, Considering Jesus, originally given at Riverview Church. You can watch the entire...

Sketch of Charles Spurgeon by Harry Furniss Car Hacking Research: Remote Attack Tesla Motors by Keen Security Lab Looks like you can hack a Tesla. Of course. The Reason Why America Burned Spurgeon’s Sermons and Sought to Kill Him Little historical fact for ya: a good chunk of America burned Spurgeon’s sermons and some...

Sometimes we think saving others is our job and that makes sharing our faith daunting, to say the least. However, we can rest our hearts and minds knowing that it is Jesus who saves and not us. This clip comes from the third message in the series, Considering Jesus, originally given at Riverview Church.  You can watch...

A month or so ago, I made a comment during my sermon on politics that my faith compels me to be both Pro Life and Pro Black Lives Matter.  The comment generated a decent amount of both thankfulness and criticism, primarily as it related to very real issues BLM is surfacing in our culture and the “official” BLM...

It’s easy to get caught up talking about ourselves. So when we are pointing people to Jesus, let’s make sure we are pointing people to Jesus and not ourselves. This clip comes from the second message in the series, Considering Jesus, originally given at Riverview Church.  You can watch the entire message here.

One of our big priorities as a church is starting other churches.  Each year, we give 10% of our money directly toward church planting efforts from Lansing to some areas we can’t tell you about oversees.  Often, we support church planters we meet through Acts 29 or Collegiate Church Network (as we as other...