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Accountability Accountaschmility

A couple weeks ago, I mentioned in one of my posts that "Often the way we use accountability is a stupid thing because it doesn’t actually accomplish anything. But if used well, it can be a powerful tool."  It was suggested that I devote an entire post to this topic and I planned on doing so...until I read these two posts by Tullian Tchividjian.  He so nailed ...

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An Open Letter To Pastors

During the course of Riv’s current series on 1 Timothy, I am blogging about stuff I can't get to during the weekend services.  Today, I am posting an open letter to my brothers who pastor in Jesus' church around the world.  This is going to be a longer post than normal but I feel like I have to address something and it's going to take more than a few words to ...

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Proclaimed from the Housetops

Jesus made this most remarkable statement: Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops. - Luke 12:2–3 Let that settle in for a minute. At Riv, we've been ...

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Respectable Sins

Respectable Sins: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate Respectable Sins is actually the inspiration behind the series I am doing right now at Riv. In this book, the author confronts those sins in our lives that we think are not that big of a deal. In each chapter, he shows us why these are a big deal and then helps us take steps toward working on them. Like ...

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You Can Change

This weekend at Riv, I mentioned three books that I highly recommend if you are serious about wrestling with ongoing sin in your life. 1) The Bible 2) "You Can Change" by Tim Chester 3) "Respectable Sins" by Jerry Bridges Here's a little overview of Chester's book (I'll blog about Bridges' tomorrow). You Can Change: God's Transforming Power for Our ...

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