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Timmy Brister
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Husband to Dusti, Father to Nolan & Aiden, Pastor of Grace, Director of PLNTD, P2R, and Haiti Collective
Husband to Dusti, Father to Nolan & Aiden, Pastor of Grace, Director of PLNTD, P2R, and Haiti Collective

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Last Saturday was opening day of baseball season, and it was also the opening of my legalist heart. In this blogpost, I share how I am seeking to coach my kids with gospel realities this year instead of their baseball performance. Repentance and faith is a daily joy when you discover new ways to apply the gospel to your life.

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Continuing my series on The Disciple's Napkin, I explain the "4 ways to serve". Without these four dynamics, a Christian cannot experience health and growth as a disciple of Jesus.

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Today, I'm sharing on my blog what I'm calling "The Disciple's Napkin." I hope you will consider it. It's a plan and process for the practice of making disciples. If you don't have a plan and process, I hope this helps. Every Christian is a disciple called to make disciples. I want to help every person that I can (myself included) to be more faithful and fruitful in fulfilling our life calling. Check it out. ‪#‎DMNapkin15‬

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This morning I took some time to reflect on the past 15 years of my life, in particular, the men God allowed me to call brothers in those early, formative years of my journey. If you want to know what happened to the young, restless, and reformed guys in the SBC, I can tell you where some of them are...

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You know my man Octavius Winslow, right? Oh wait, you don't? Let me make the connection. In today's blogpost, I share Winslow's devotion from Sept. 5 in his Morning Thoughts, the best daily devotional money can buy (IMO). And if you are Kindle user, you can get it for just $0.99 (see link in my post). But take a moment and read today's devotional and see what I mean. Enough here to chew on for weeks. Rich!

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Wasn't planning to write this morning, but then I came across an article on FB about ALS, criticizing them of their allocation of donations. My article is not so much a defense of ALS as much as it is an exposè on the faulty thinking of so many when it comes to nonprofit organizations. A minor rant, I suppose.

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There's a "but" that describes every person's spiritual life. Which one describes you?

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When you are looking for a church, what is at the top of your list? This quote below would tops in my opinion. I long for a church . . .

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On the blog today, I shared some of my personal story that led to the "strangers to missionaries" breaking point two years ago. For all the things wrong in my world, my heart was tops.

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Could there be a serious disconnect between the story of Easter and those who attend Easter services? I offer a few thoughts on my blog today. Easter is for the dead.
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