Monthly Archives: March 2009


I hardly ever do endorsements on this blog, and even more rarely are they of a commercial nature. However, I need to take one post here to brag on my friend Charles Whitehead. Back in 2007, when the Front Porch … Continue reading

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The Soma Center (part 2)

Continued from Part 1 This network would be the heartbeat behind the Soma Centers. And the Centers would be a tangible manifestation of a unified network of believers. Here are some potential details for the network, apart from what I … Continue reading

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A Tulip of Reconciliation

Good news. I’ve found a way to bring Calvinists and Arminians together in only 5 steps. (Sorry Calvinists, no mnemonic flower acrostic for you, this time.) If Calvinists can agree with #1 (and I know they will,) then they should … Continue reading

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The Soma Center (part 1)

“If God is with you, make your plans big.” -D.L. Moody Ever since God steered me away from the path of professional music ministry, and toward the ideals of The Core, I have been steadily losing my far-sightedness. In other … Continue reading

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Ctrl-Alt-Del is the new message series at The Core Worship Gathering. It will run from March 8 – 29. “Paradigm”. It’s one of those pretentious words you hear in coffeehouses. And since the Front Porch is like a coffeehouse, let’s … Continue reading

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