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Dan Bouchelle

Dr. Dan Bouchelle is President of Missions Resource Network. Prior to his current ministry Dan was the senior minister for the Central Church of Christ, Amarillo, Texas, pulpit minister for the Alameda Church of Christ, Norman, Oklahoma from 1994 to 2001 and ministered with the Northwest Church of Christ, Abilene, Texas, from 1988 to 1994. Dan earned his Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity, and Master of Arts degrees from Abilene Christian University. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. Dan serves as a member of Christian Relief Fund's Board of Trustees. He is author of When God Seems Absent: Studies in Ruth and Esther, published by ACU Press, and The Gospel Unleashed and The Gospel Unhindered, published by College Press. Dan and his wife, Amy, have three children. Email: dan.bouchelle@MRNet.org

Homepage: http://dbouchelle.blogspot.com/

In the old Sci-Fi movies and comic books of my youth, every time an alien stepped out of their spaceship, their first words (inexplicably in English) were, “Take me to your leader.” Since there’s never been alien actual landing of space aliens (my apologies to Roswell and X Files fans), we really don’t know what an alien would say.

The old…

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Every morning after tending to the dogs and getting my coffee, I sit down for some time alone with God and the Bible. I’ve done this more years than I can count. However, I’m finding the room increasingly crowded as the years go by. It seems not to matter what part of the Bible I’m in, I run into old…

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“This day will go down as one of the most significant days in this history of this church. This is the first time I can recall that we have ever had all the elders, ministers, and missions members together in the same room talking about the mission of God.” So said one of the elders from one of a larger…

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Way back in 1982 when the earth’s crust was still cooling and the T-Rex walked among us, Amy Grant recorded a song called “Fat Baby” on her epic Age to Age album. It was a playful rebuke of Christians who constantly take in spiritual food at church with a constant craving for more, but who never do anything with it. It portrayed some believers as perpetual spiritual infants who…

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Shame. That is what I felt when I finally came out of my fog of denial and admitted to myself how deeply I had let the roots of social media to grow into my sense of self. Shame and revulsion. Something had to change. I had begun to chase the fix that came with every retweet, share, “like” or “favorite.” I found myself getting anxious if I posted something…

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