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A Wild Heart – Part 3

Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. Read Part 4 here.

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A Wild Heart – Part 2

The other refrain in the Song (besides, “do not stir up or awaken love until it pleases”) addresses biblical marriage using covenant language: “My beloved is mine and I am his.” This chorus echoes the biblical refrain of God’s covenant with us where He is our God, and we are His people. The marriage metaphor […]

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A Wild Heart – Part 1

Read Part 2 here. Read Part 3 here. Read Part 4 here.

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Serve Like Jesus

Why do we serve? Why do 80+ men and women show up hours before services, whether it’s raining or dry, hot or cold to unload a trailer, set up kids space, set up projectors and speakers? The simple answer: Jesus. Jesus has served us. Jesus has changed us. In John 13, Jesus begins doing something […]

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PRDX Top 5: “Saints and Sorrows” Edition

With a title like "Saints and Sorrows" it was only natural to walk into this sermon series with a hesitant and heavy heart, but the good news in Paul's letter to the Philippians led us to rejoice all the more in God's faithfulness. He showed us how God uses our suffering as a beautiful and [...] Continue Reading

Growing in Grace & Knowledge – Resources for Women

Women at the Paradox, hear this—we need you. We need your gifts, your talents, your wisdom, your service, your knowledge. You are an integral part of what God is doing in and through The Paradox Church. Our mission is to saturate Fort Worth with the glory and grace of God and we cannot do that [...] Continue Reading

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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