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Transitions: Phase Four

A few days ago Northland, A Church Distributed, announced that Dr. Joel Hunter was stepping down as Senior Pastor. He served in that role for 32 years. For 24 of those years I have been a steady congregant. About eighty … Continue reading

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Emmanuel

“The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which means, God with us.” ~ Matthew 1:23 This was revealed to a deeply perplexed Joseph in a dream. He … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit, etc: Gifts & Fruit

Last night in my home church meeting there was much talk about the Holy Spirit. I spoke off the cuff a bit about the H.S. and spiritual gifting—things I’ve learned over the past 23 years from my diverse reading, studies … Continue reading

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The Devil You Say !

In 2007, I published a book titled Satan’s Top Ten Tricks. I haven’t kept very close track, but between Amazon.com, the Northland Church bookstore and two other independent bookstores I’ve sold a couple hundred copies. I’ve also given away several … Continue reading

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Prisoners of “Love”?

In the four years that I’ve had my blog I’ve written about codependency 5 or 6 times. It’s one of my favorite topics. I am far more than a codependent, but that issue unfortunately occupies a big part of my … Continue reading

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Sins R Us

I’ve thought about suggesting that to Pastor Joel for a new cutting edge name for our church. “A Church Distributed” is getting kind of passe—or perhaps “Believers Behaving Badly” would suffice. I got to thinking about this again when I … Continue reading

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“God don’t need the Money. . .”

“God don’t need the money, but you need to give.” Pastor Joel C. Hunter Pastor Joel said those words in a sermon back about 15 years ago. It was one of those truths so obvious, and yet so often missed, … Continue reading

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