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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, […]

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 […]

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 1) – the beginning

September 11, 2012 by

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It’s been far too quiet around her lately and so I figured I’d jump back into the blog-o-sphere with something to shake the boat. Gender Equality in the Church – Yay!!!!!!!! Fun topic. Ok, so if you were unaware this is one of the “third rail” topics of discussion. Meaning you don’t touch it unless […]

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?

Portrait of Karl Barth | Review – Biography

June 2, 2011 by

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Part 1 – Casalis begins by setting forth the widespread impact that Barth has had on the theological community. He also tries to show how, although part of the Reformed church, his works were not defending his niche but were for all Christianity. He also gives some samples of Barth’s work to show his values. […]

Put Ministry |in it’s place|

March 26, 2011 by

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So as my responsibility at church is growing, I have had to think a lot about how to balance my work (ministry) life with the rest of my life, because I struggle with keeping my priorities straight.  It’s hard to want to stop working when you see God moving in your church.[1] Even though we […]