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Jonathan Brooks
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Christ Community Church Sermons
The past sermons from my former church, Christ Community Church, will now be available through this blog. For over 10 years I had the privilege of preaching at Christ Community Church in Wilson NC. The first 5 of those years, it was an honor to preach alon...
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The Lamb of God
Leviticus is a bloody book.  There are laws for burnt offerings, laws for peace offering, laws for  sin offering, and laws for guilt offerings.  Each having various sections detailing how to handle the sacrifice if it's from the herd, or the flock, or at ti...
The Lamb of God
The Lamb of God
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Why the Reformation Still Matters: What do we say to a child grieving the loss of their atheistic father?
Heartsick Boy Asks If Atheist Dad Is In Heaven. Pope Francis Reveals The Answer With A Hug. My heart breaks for this boy. The loss of a father at a young age, especially this young, is a tragedy no child should have to endure. The young boy in this story, E...
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25 Reasons Jesus Came to Earth: Daily Advent Devotion
I made a few tweaks to my Daily Advent Devotional: 25 Reasons Jesus Came to Earth.  You can download the free pdf or buy a Kindle version for $.99 if that works better for you. I pray that these help point you and your family to Christ this holiday season! ...
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When Kingdom Growth Doesn't Look Like Church Growth: Did Our Church Plant Fail?
Our 11 year old church plant is going through the difficult process of closing down, but our church plant has not failed.  That word is often used to describe a church plant that “doesn’t make it.”  The statistic normally goes something like this: a certain...
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25 Reasons Jesus Came to Earth: Daily Advent Devotions
I've created a pdf of the Advent Devotionals I wrote last Christmas.  So, instead of updating the blog each day of Advent with the devotion for that day you can download the entire pdf at once. If you want a version formatted for Kindle, that should be avai...
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Racism, Tragedy, Empathy, and Prayer
So much has been said; opinions given, like buttons of approval, comments of disagreement. Trying to add to the conversation feels unnecessary at best and taking advantage of controversy for the sake of "likes" at worst. But, I sit here distracted as I try ...
Racism, Tragedy, Empathy, and Prayer
Racism, Tragedy, Empathy, and Prayer
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Summary of The Gospel Coalition's Church Planter Book Recommendations
The Gospel Coalition posted an helpful article asking 20 church leaders what three books every church planter should read.  ( TGC Asks: 3 Books Every Church Planter Should Read ) I thought it would be helpful to see it in a list format with links.  So, I pu...
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Advent Day 25: Jesus Came to Come
  "And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again  and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also" (John 14:3) Jesus came to crush the head of Satan. Jesus came to serve. Jesus came to make us children of God. Jesus came to seek an...
Advent Day 25: Jesus Came to Come
Advent Day 25: Jesus Came to Come
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Advent Day 24: Jesus Came to Fulfill All of God's Promises
For all the promises of God find their Yes in him.  That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory.  (2 Corinthians 1:20 ESV) The Bible is filled with promises from God.  Various individuals have attempted to add up all the promis...
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