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Evangelism

What about 2019?

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

Bold is the opposite of most church “tradition”. Tradition is often an unexamined comfort zone. Tradition can sometimes keep us from scrutinizing ourselves in humility before the Lord. Let’s evaluate our efforts in spreading the good news of Jesus Christ in Kamloops with a frank and honest...

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Tags: church, evangelism, faith, fellowship, kamloops

The Christmas Gift of the Cross

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Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

Don't miss the meaning of the Incarnation this Christmas. Christmas is about immortal God entering in the human realm of agony and death. Christmas is about the cross.

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Tags: christmas, christmas this year, jesus, the christmas season, sacrifice, stewardship

Why Christians Need to be Quick in Harvest

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

Are we being quick enough in the harvest? There is an urgency that is demanded by Christ in the expression of, "The fields are white unto harvest" It's an expression of, "GO! REAP! NOW!"

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Tags: evangelism, harvest, kamloops

Shepherding Friends

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

The US Congregational Life Survey shed some light on why people visit a new church, and why they return after their initial visit. Four questions from the survey stood out: How people find out about a church 49%: Someone invited them 23%: They passed by the church 9%: They’re looking...

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Tags: church, invitation

Did Kamloops just throw away a perfectly good playground?

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

Did Kamloops just throw away a perfectly good playground? Find out what happened to the old Prince Charles Park playscape.

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Tags: kamloops, prince charles park, playground, playscape

Leadership: To Witness is to Lead.

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

"Nothing of importance happened today." Those were the words that King George III of Great Britain wrote in his diary. Just another humdrum day with nothing important to talk about. That day was July 4, 1776. On that day, another man who held to the motto "Rebellion to Tyrants is obedience...

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Tags: witness, evangelism, kamloops, ministry, work

Good Works: Applying Real Spiritual Power

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

“Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists undertook to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “I adjure you by the Jesus whom Paul proclaims.” Seven sons of a Jewish high priest named Sceva were doing this. But the evil spirit answered...

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Tags: good works, philanthropy, jesus, christ, christian work ethic, demons, kamloops

A Thinking Christian

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

I began to be troubled a few years ago when I was leading a study on evangelism, and we naturally delved off into a discussion on the cosmological argument as a potential response to certain objections raised about the Christian faith. What was most troubling to me was to sit facing a room full...

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Tags: apologetics, logic, argument, reason, christian faith, kamloops, william lane craig, j.p. moreland

Friendship: Tolkien on Going to Church on Sunday

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

“It is true that if these hobbits understood the danger, they would not dare to go. But... I think, Elrond, that in this matter it would be well to trust rather to their friendship than to great wisdom.” -Gandalf in dialogue with Elrond at Rivendell, The Fellowship of the...

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Tags: worship, kamloops, jesus, god, worship, gathering, why go to church, friendship

God calls You to be a Confounder!

Posted by Joshua Claycamp on

Did you know that God’s will for your life is to be a confounder? God doesn’t want you to be confounded. His desire for you is to be fully informed, intellectually aware, responding to Him as He progressively reveals Himself to you. God wants you to understand Him so that you know Him more and...

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Tags: apologetics, kamloops, canada, christianity, confound, evangelism

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