Monthly Archives: June 2016

Forceful Entry to the Kingdom

  Sometimes we practice selective hearing. While we hear the comfortable parts of Scripture, we avoid the uncomfortable demands of Scripture. In Luke 16:14–18, Jesus confronts three coping mechanisms to avoid these uncomfortable demands— legalism (16:14–15), lawlessness (16:16–17) and reinterpretation … Continue reading

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Digging Wells from the Past for the Future

Wellspring.  This past Sunday, our church members unanimously approved the dissolution of Living Water and Blanchard to form a new church, Wellspring Alliance Church. The current members of Living Water and Blanchard will become charter members for Wellspring. These are … Continue reading

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Trusted and Diverse Leadership Teams

McKinsey and Company discovered that ethnically diverse companies outperformed their counterparts by 35%.[1] Since diverse leadership teams produce better results and there is “neither Jew nor Gentile…for you are one in Christ” (Gal 3:28), churches should have the most diverse leadership … Continue reading

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Simple Structures

  About a month ago, one of our recently married couples posted on Facebook: “After four hours at the bank combining moneys, I guess we are finally married! #getmeouttahere”. While the couple had been married for six months, they were … Continue reading

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