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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 […]

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 […]

Complementarian vs. Egalitarian (pt 2) – Complementarian

September 13, 2012 by

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Complementarianism? YAY here we go… ( I will be using third person pronouns, don’t take it personally ) This Ligon Duncan quote is the benchmark of the majority of this view, “God has created men and women equal in their essential dignity and human person-hood, but different and complementary in function with male headship in […]

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 […]

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?