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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, […]

What is killing Christianity? pt 1

March 4, 2013 by

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What’s killing Christianity in America? Let me explain that a little bit. Is Christianity really under attack? Fox News seems to think so, some radio hosts think so, some writers and bloggers definitely think so. They site legislation that “limit’s our rights”, they see it as a form of legal persecution. They talk about how […]

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. 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 […]

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 […]