Category: Sermon Notes

Jesus is my Lead Story

Louie Giglio recently gave a message talking about the vision and values Passion City Church has. I really liked the first one: Jesus is our lead story! I wanted to sum up some of the key take away points for me: The enemy will be content if Jesus remains the “lead story” for the Church…

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Advent #2 Peace

This talk was given by Sean Alan Page at Alliance Bible Church on Isaiah 9:2-7. Fantastic talk and another great preacher, apparently he works with incarcerated youth as a prison chaplain. I wanted to share three things that stood out to me: Prepare with Prayer…stresses and pressures come, and in many cases we know when…

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Advent #1 – Hope

Thanks to Scott Burns for great Advent talk, looking forward to rest of this series 🙂 What I liked: 1) Advent for Mary and Jospeh comes in the midst of despair: Roman occupation, teenage pregnancy, potential divorce, chaos and confusion, community shame. This is where hope shines the brightest. How relevant for us in the…

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Leave Her Alone Judas!

Earlier this week, I published a post about the woman who extravagantly worships Jesus by breaking a jar of expensive perfume and wiping His feet with her hair (her glory!). We examined the reactions of those observing the scene and drew out challenges for ourselves. In this post I want to share some of my…

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Scott Burns: Act

After looking through the notes for the other talks Perkins did, I don’t want to post a part 2. It was mostly him walking through the model of how he selects and trains leaders. And unless you’re in a position as a pastor where you’re looking to raise up new leaders it’s probably not that…

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2020 Birmingham

In March I attended a church planting conference in Birmingham, run by 2020 Birmingham, whose mission it is/was to see 20 new churches planted in Birmingham by 2020. They seem to be very much on track for reaching that target. And are preparing for the next decade: 30 new Churches by 2030. (That means each…

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Andy Stanley: Now and Then

  These are my notes from an Andy Stanley talk given at his church very recently, you can find the link here. I’m not claiming that this is exactly what Stanley said, or that I have interpreted his meaning correctly. These are just my notes from his talk. I was introduced to Andy Stanley a few…

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