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"Take me to You, imprison me, for I, Except You enthrall me, never shall be free, Nor ever chaste, except You ravish me." John Donne, Meditation 14 How many of you have ever experienced seeing a sign that says, "WET PAI...
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Recently it was announced that the extraordinary Harriett Tubman will be featured on front of the $20 bill. The portrait of the 7th President of the United States, Andrew Jackson, will be removed by the year 2020. I wish it ...
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One of the greatest American theologians in our nation's relatively young history - at least compared to Europe - is the brilliant Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). Edwards once wrote an article showing the eight characteristics...
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Russ Moore, Women, and Preaching a False Gospel
In light of the report that Dr. Russ Moore made a proclamation that egalitarians preach "a false gospel," I decided to publish an updated post from few years ago. I respect Dr. Moore (pictured left), the head of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Lib...
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Mark Driscoll and Janet Mefferd: Plagiarism, Tribalism and Paganism
Mark Driscoll has done a great deal of good for advancing the Kingdom of God . He has also done some really weird stuff that is at best neutral in terms of its effect on the advance of the Kingdom, and in some cases, outright detrimental . At times I have d...
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5 Things Highly Focused Kingdom People Do Before 8 AM
I recently read an article in Forbes Magazine that identified 5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM . The article got me to thinking about the morning habits of highly-focused Kingdom people. I've read many biographies of Christian men and women w...
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I've often wondered what it would be like to know the future. Think of the opportunities to make money on the stock market if you knew the price of all stocks five years from now. Imagine how you'd prepare for impending disas...
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Jesus said, "If your brother sins against you seven times a day, and returns to you seven times, saying, 'I repent,' forgive him" (Luke 17:4). In a beautiful village with a bustling town square, Mr. Fruit Promoter...
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"Whether the gospel is in the movie or not--personally I don't go to movies so I couldn't care less--I don't think it could be very effective. The book has done a great job and it will keep on doing a great job!" - Louis Zamperini

Our friend Cal Thomas wrote an excellent column today about how the movie "Unbroken" only tells 'half the story.' He's correct, but I think Louis has nailed it. Too often Hollywood portrays the gospel without veracity and conversions without authenticity. I personally like the fact Louis' conversion to Christ is not in the movie. It is portrayed beautifully in the book (and Louis agrees). If you are watching this video and interested in how a man tortured by the Bird can forgive the Bird, get Laura Hillenbrand's book "Unbroken" and find out that it was Louis' comprehension of Jesus forgiveness of him (Louis) that filled up Louis' heart with the ability to forgive the Bird.

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Lord, Be Thou My Vision: A Thanksgiving Poem
Lord, Be Thou My Vision   The Bible says, “In everything give thanks,” But this is hard for me if I may be frank. In my life right now there’s so much tension, For it to happen, “Lord, Be Thou My Vision.”   Luther once cried “this world with devils filled,”...
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Swindoll, Southern Baptists, and Infatuation with Spiritual Authority
I recently received a comment from a person who attends the church where Chuck Swindoll serves as Teaching Pastor: "I attend Chuck Swindoll's church in Frisco, Texas. This past Sunday he indicated that the biblical way to choose Elders is for them to be ha...
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Happy 20th Birthday to Logan Burleson!
Today Coach Bob Stoops and I had the pleasure of wishing Logan Wade Burleson a Happy 20th Birthday! Logan's a broadcast journalism major at Oklahoma, a big Sooner fan, and more importantly, a young man whose made both his mom and dad proud. Though she's not...
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    Lead Pastor, 1992 - present
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  • East Central
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