Monthly Archives for March 2010

TGC: Bay Area. Christ, Sex, & The City Conference

Nearly 400 people (mostly twentysomethings) from across the Bay Area showed up for our TGC: Bay Area; Christ, Sex, & The City Conference with Peter Jones. It was a great night. It was encouraging to see this many people gathered … Continue reading

31. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Love Your Pastor: Reformer’s Feasts

Love your pastor. Last night two men from our church, Jacob Habache and Ronnie Inzunka, treated Taylor and me to a feast (photo above). They bought us great food and spent the evening caring for us, encouraging us, and praying … Continue reading

31. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Toby Kurth: Will Gospel-Centrality Go the Way of Fundamentalism?

I have a good friend named Toby Kurth. Last year he planted Christ Church in San Francisco. Toby and I serve together on the board for The Gospel Coalition: Bay Area. This year we have Toby coming to speak at … Continue reading

30. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Dominated by a Sense of God

Our culture presents us with forms of prayer that are mostly self-expression–pouring ourselves out before God or lifting our gratitude to God as we feel the need or have the occasion. Such prayer is dominated by a sense of self. … Continue reading

29. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Designed for Glory

From the first moment of the creation of Adam and Eve, people were designed to live within the huge contours of the glory of God. We were not designed to settle for personal survival, temporal happiness, or individual success. We … Continue reading

29. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Geographical

It is in the nature of pastoral work to walk into an alien world, put our feet on the pavement, and embrace the locale. Pastoral work is geographical as much as it is theological. Pastors don’t send memos, don’t send … Continue reading

25. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Who Has A Lot of Work to Do Today?

While rushing out the door this morning I found myself saying, “I have a lot of work to do today.” This is true. The list is long. I have messages to write, people to meet and counsel, texts to study, … Continue reading

24. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Commit: Tullian Tchividjian Interview, Part 2

Here’s part 2 of the latest Commit interview with Tullian Tchividjian. Read Part 1. More about Commit. 3. What are some of the dangers you’ve seen show up in Christian community when the gospel is not understood, believed, and applied … Continue reading

23. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Pay More Attention To…

There came a point at which I was convinced that it was critically important to pay more attention to what God does than what I do, and to find daily, weekly, yearly rhythms that would get that awareness into my … Continue reading

22. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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Jesus Storybook Bible Video

My sons love reading The Jesus Storybook Bible and, more recently, love listening to the audio version. Several nights a week have the cds playing in the background as we go about life in our home. In time for Easter, … Continue reading

22. March 2010 by Justin Buzzard
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