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2018 Fall Baptisms

  We celebrated God’s mercy and grace in the life of his people through baptisms this Sunday. Seven people publicly, boldly, and beautifully told their story of the mercy and grace of God colliding with their hearts and them never being the same. Baptism is a symbol or an outward expression of an inward reality. […]

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TCU: How Should We Engage the “Change My Mind” Debate?

Recently we saw students outraged, crowds of people arguing and yelling, and behavior, that at the least, was out of the ordinary from what we’ve come to expect on the campus of TCU. All of this occurred because Steven Crowder set up a table to discuss whether or not” Rape Culture” is a myth. What […]

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The Unadoptable

The first time I heard the word “unadoptable,” I was in disbelief. Questions and concerns raced through my mind. How is any child unadoptable? Who came up with this label? As I dove deeper and started seeing life through the eyes of children in our foster care system, answers to these questions also became clearer. […]

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Serving, Hospitality, & Coffee

  Most of my coworkers could tell you that I like to work diligently and efficiently with a coy smile on my face. You see, I’m an introvert by nature. I love time to myself (sometimes a little too much) and can quickly get inside my head when conversing with others. For all of these […]

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40 Days of Prayer: Week 6

I want us to take the six weeks (7/24-8/28) leading up to the Fall semester to pray as a church. This is Week Six. As well, every Tuesday morning, I will lead a time of prayer at the church office (910 Collier St, Suite 200, Fort Worth, TX 76102), from 7-8am. I would love for you […]

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Who Are You?

Who are you? Maybe when you hear that question you might think I’m asking “what is your name?” or “where do you come from?” That’s not what I’m asking. Think more along the lines of  when Derek Zoolander, in a state of distress, wondered aloud to his reflection in a puddle, “Who am I?” What […]

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40 Days of Prayer: Week 5

I want us to take the six weeks (7/24-8/28) leading up to the Fall semester to pray as a church. This is Week Five — Our Trust is in you for Favor. As well, every Tuesday morning, I will lead a time of prayer at the church office (910 Collier St, Suite 200, Fort Worth, […]

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Jesus Saves, We Tell

  After his death and resurrection, Jesus final marching orders to the disciples was to go and make disciples (Matt 28:19). Go and tell the world about who I am and what I’ve done. Go and evangelize. This is God’s mission and our purpose, yet so many of us don’t participate, or dare I say, […]

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40 Days of Prayer: Week 4

I want us to take the six weeks (7/24-8/28) leading up to the Fall semester to pray as a church. This is Week Four. As well, every Tuesday morning, I will lead a time of prayer at the church office (910 Collier St, Suite 200, Fort Worth, TX 76102), from 7-8am. I would love for […]

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Gazing on His Beauty

  Last Sunday Pastor Jim preached through Colossians 1:15-20. He drew our attention to the glory of Jesus. To carry that theme into your week, take a moment before the day’s up and read this compelling, short article. In it, Jared Wilson helps us to gaze upon Christ. Then meditate on Psalm 27 or Psalm […]

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