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Lenten Meditation – week 1

March 12, 2014 by

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For the past couple of years Meag and I have tried to do different things during lent to help us draw nearer to God. The customary abstinence from some mindless task, the addition of more spiritual practices into our lives, trying to be more intentional with our relationships, etc . . . This year one […]

What’s Killing Christianity pt.2

March 18, 2013 by

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What’s Killing Christianity? We are… more specifically Christian Subculture is killing our witness. The more we fight for our rights not only do we seem petty compared to those truly suffering for their faith we are also blatantly disobeying the teaching of Jesus. We do it because of idolatry. Three forms mainly; Greed for power, […]

Division

February 6, 2013 by

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It’s a given that the Christian Church is fragmented. But one thing we should not be is divided. That may seem obtuse so let me clarify this… In 1 Corinthians Paul addresses some division that was happening among the Church in the city of Corinth. This specific instance was that people were identifying with specific […]

Complementarian vs. Egalitarian (pt 4) – The other one (pt 2)

November 9, 2012 by

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This is a continuation of The other one (pt 1) The issue that we were about to jump into is – An Understanding of Image bearing   In the beginning God created all things. But He did something special when He made humans.   Genesis 1:26-27 26Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our […]

Church: Is bigger better or is smaller more sacred?

October 8, 2012 by

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In the course of my life I have attended, been part of, and served at churches of different sizes, from a couple internships at 1,200+ member churches to a few weeks with a house church. I have seen some huge productions done fairly well, and I have seen groups of believers meet on the fly […]

Insular theological communities

September 6, 2012 by

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It is common for like-minded people to group together. This is true in education, politics, and religion; among every other category we can come up with. While there are valid reasons theological groups should pool together it can be deadly for groups to become so insular that they ignore or reject those that are different […]

Christians at War

June 19, 2012 by

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Christian life is war, a seemingly endless series of battles. It begins at the moment of conversion, maybe before. When we accept our salvation we receive the Holy Spirit and the fight begins in earnest. Before that we could have been content to serve our sin nature and not fight against the things that enslave […]