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Enjoying God Resources

During our equipped series we want to provide you with resources to go deeper into these practices and to help you grow in them. Here are some resources on Enjoying God: Enjoying God: Delighting in who God is, what he has done, and his presence with us. Jesus’ joy flows over to fill ours (John […]

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CHURCH PLANTING at The Paradox Church

“THE VIGOROUS, continual planting of new congregations is the single most crucial strategy for the numerical growth of the body of Christ in a city and the continual corporate renewal and revival of the existing churches in a city.” —Tim Keller Jesus’ commission to the church was to make disciples (bold evangelism), to baptize them […]

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Pastor Jim’s Top 10 Books 2016

    by Pastor Jim Essian   Each year I keep track of all the books I’ve read; sort of an annual personal curation—all right, it’s nerdy, I know. But for all my Kindle reading nerd-dom, I was able to find my ten favorites and share them with you so that perhaps I can save […]

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The Art and The Audience

The arts play a significant role in reflecting and directing our worship. And whether we know it or not we all participate. Our brother Paul shows us this in Romans 1 when he says that God’s divine nature and eternal power are displayed in the things that are made. How many times have we experienced […]

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Gospel Friendship Resources

During our equipped series we want to provide you with resources to go deeper into these practices and to help you grow in them. Here are some resources on Gospel Friendships: Gospel Friendships: Friendship not bound by affinity and utility, but by gazing at the same glory and sharing in the same grace; not based […]

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Juneteenth

by Harrison Smith How can a slave know that he is free if he doesn’t believe he is free? But how would a slave believe he is free if he did not hear that he is free? And how would he hear that he is free if someone did not tell him? For two and […]

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The End of Genesis

by Pastor Jim Essian We started the book of Genesis on January 18th of last year and we will finish it this Sunday. It’s been a good, long, rich time for our church family—505 days to be exact. When we started our series in Genesis there were seventeen Republican candidates and now there is one; […]

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PRDX Kids 10 Years From Now…

By Deacon Heather Thompson | PRDX Kids At our PRDX Kids training, I asked the team members to imagine all of the kids we serve ten years from now. Just one decade. I know for many of us, this seems a lifetime away and for others, we know it will happen in the blink of […]

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Paradox Book Summary: Facing Leviathan

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Introducing Equipping Classes

by Pastor Jim Essian The Paradox Church is all about the Glory of God (Eph 1:11, Hab 2:14) and, thus, the Mission of God to make His glory known. So we are called to: “Saturate Fort Worth with the glory and grace of Jesus.” One of our core, biblically-defined identities is that we are a […]

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