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Why I Love Our Church (part 2)

Why I Love Our Church (part 2)

(Series introduction)  Hello. My name is Jason…. and I love Bluff Park Community Church. Quite a confession for a pastor, I know. But nonetheless, over this brief series of posts, I hope to share at least a few of the…

The Gospel and Giardia

The Gospel and Giardia

I remember several years ago, back before marriage and kids, I found myself one random summer hiking with a rather adventurous group of backpackers high in the Tien Shen mountain range of Central Asia. At some point along the way, after…

Why I Love Our Church (part 1)

Why I Love Our Church (part 1)

Hello. My name is Jason…. and I love Bluff Park Community Church. Quite a confession for a pastor, I know. But nonetheless, over the next few weeks, I hope to share a series of posts that at least begins to…

So Why Join a Community Group?

So Why Join a Community Group?

So why should you consider joining a Community Group at Bluff Park Community Church? Great question. I guess the best way I know to answer this would be from the position of a church member rather than that of a…

The Gospel and Dexter Morgan

The Gospel and Dexter Morgan

In 2006, Showtime aired one of their most successful television series in the network’s history. The series followed a main character who was by day, a blood-spatter analyst with the forensics division of the Miami Metro Police department. By night,…

The Gospel and a Multi-Ethnic Hoover

The Gospel and a Multi-Ethnic Hoover

Over the past several weeks at Bluff Park Community Church, we have been walking through Paul’s letter to the churches in Galatia. This past week we came to the end of chapter 3 where Paul makes the following statement. 27…

Notes to My Pastor-self

Notes to My Pastor-self

Sometime last year as we began planting Bluff Park Community Church I jotted down several notes, actually 50 or so short encouragements, pieces of advice that I hoped I would remember as we moved forward together as a new church…

The Need to Breathe

The Need to Breathe

I was thinking recently about a trip I took back when I was in college. You know, back when I was young and energetic and indestructible. Like, back when I wasn’t 40. Some buddies and I were down on the…

Careful, Your Anubis Is Showing

Careful, Your Anubis Is Showing

In ancient Egyptian mythology, it was believed that when a person died, that was not the ultimate end. The ancient Egyptians, much like the majority of the worlds cultures throughout all of recorded human history, believed in an afterlife. They…