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A New Chance for The Church

November 12, 2016 by

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Right now in america there is a divide. Well there are more than one divide but right now it has become increasingly clear that we are not as united as we once thought. Throughout this most recent election cycle our personal preferences have been pandered to and used to elicit strong emotional responses. It’s not […]

Complementarian vs. Egalitarian (pt 4) – The other one (pt 1)

November 8, 2012 by

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We have covered two views regarding gender equality in the church intro Complementarianism Egalitarian To sum up: Complementarian = God made men and women different to do different things and gifts us differently to achieve those things. Egalitarian = God made men and women differently but Christ makes us equal so we are able and allowed to do anything […]

Complementarian vs. Egalitarian (pt. 3) – Egalitarian

October 11, 2012 by

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Egalitarianism…weeeeooooo!! More fun! (see the first two of the series here: Part one: The beginning Part two: Complementarian)   Egalitarian means “equal”…itar…ian… Well, “egal” means equal in french. And the main idea behind this –ism is that we are all made equal and have equal standing before God. Period. Definite article. While they acknowledge that […]

Sermonizing

June 18, 2012 by

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In my job I get to plan and lead music, and hang out with and teach students. But I also get to preach once in a while. Here are the two sermons that I’ve given… ever. Just to give you an idea of how God likes to remind me that I’m not in control, in […]

Visual Worship?

June 2, 2012 by

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If we are so careful not to manipulate or repel people with our music we need to be just as aware of what other elements are saying or how they are effecting people. An easy step into this more intentional approach is to start looking at our visuals. See what I did there?

Music in the Church – Where we should go

May 25, 2012 by

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 It is clear that God has command us to sing, and that He has imbued special attributes to music. What God hasn’t done is to give us a musical framework for how to worship Him through song. So how do we shape our music in a way […]

Romney at Liberty: why are all the blogs silent?

May 18, 2012 by

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We are to be about the Kingdom of God, and that has nothing to do with our political affiliations.