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WHY TONY CAMPOLO WILL MAKE YOU SEE RED

Dr. Tony Campolo has never been accused of being boring. I was a young pastor, eager to be mentored in communication and leadership, when I heard Tony address the Congress on Pentecostal Leadership in Toronto. Not too deep into his message, Tony had people seeing red. (more…)
Bob Jones
April 29, 2019
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FREE MOBILE BIBLE READING PLAN FOR 2017

When you have a sodium deficiency, your body craves salty foods. You might not even notice that you’re craving salty foods in particular, but your body is reacting to that deficiency by creating a desire for something that restores it. When you have a spiritual deficiency, your soul craves life-giving food. Your soul is reacting to a deficiency by creating a desire to be restored. Craving more of God? More out of your faith? More authenticity? Junk food for your soul won't cut it. Over and over again I hear people relate how reading the Bible - consistently - satisfied their cravings. Living Proof "I want to thank God for somehow giving me this idea to read the Bible. It…
Bob Jones
December 22, 2016
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THE MOST INSPIRING WORDS

I asked over 1200 people to write down their favorite Bible verse on a card. Most wrote from memory. Some wrote from the New Testament they had just received, courtesy of the Gideons of Canada. After sifting through hundreds of cards, I quickly concluded 3 things: 1. A wide variety of Old and New Testament verses mean something very special to people. I went through 38 cards before I found my first duplicate verse. There were literally 100's of different favorites. 2. The most popular verses in this given sample were: Jeremiah 29:11 Romans 8:28,29 John 3:16 Proverbs 3:5,6 Psalm 23:1 3. The Bible is a rich source of inspiration and direction for people at North Pointe. Many who wrote…
Bob Jones
October 15, 2014
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Who’s Your Mr Gooley?

Harold Gooley's volunteer role was teaching a handful of Junior High boys, which is as close to herding cats as you can get. Having a name like "Gooley" and working with Jr Hi boys is not a good mix.  I was one of his students. To us, he was always, "Mr. Goooooulee!!," uttered with a tone of Halloween freakishness and just loud enough to be overheard. Classes were held in a dimly lit, musty smelling balcony of an aging facility. Mr Gooley was in his 50's, single and hunchbacked. I'll never know for sure if Mr. Gooley was merely arm-twisted into teaching this tough to reach age group, however my experiences with him would indicate that he was more than…
Jones Bob
May 14, 2014