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Rick Henderson is the Pastor of Adult Ministries at South Mountain Community Church in Draper, Utah. He’s a happy husband, proud father and blogger at He’s passionate about loving well, thinking hard and inviting others into the messy affair of grace.


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Entries by Pastor Rick Henderson

Did Jesus Die Singing?

(70) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 12:35 PM

There is something in the account of Jesus' time on the cross that has always bugged me. Part of me hesitates to be so crass as to say that something about the most amazing expression of sacrificial love in the history of the universe actually "bugs me." Yet, the fact...

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Why There Is No Such Thing as a Good Atheist

(254) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 10:13 PM

You clicked on this post for one of two reasons. Either you're hoping that I'm right or you know that I'm wrong. For those of you who are eager to pierce me with your wit and crush my pre-modern mind, allow me to issue a challenge. I contend that any...

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The False Promise of the Prosperity Gospel: Why I Called Out Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyer

(3427) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 11:37 AM

I have been preaching for 20 years. Yesterday I did something that I have never done before in a sermon. I publicly called out false teachers and named them by name. I said:

If you listen to Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyer, if you take what they teach seriously, it...
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