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False Prophets, Figs and Faithfulness

We’re a curious species. And as the saying goes, “Curiosity killed the cat.” I’m not saying that it’s bad to learn. God gave us these wonderful minds and we commit sacrilege when we discourage honest inquiry into reality. God also

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Posted in Anthropology, Bible, Church, Religion, Spirituality, Theology

Growth Groups Questionnaire

Growth Groups Questionnaire   This tool, based on Neil Cole’s Life Transformation Groups, is designed to facilitate a one on one/one on two discipleship process.  As with LTG’s, participants gather for one hour per week to ask and answer the

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Posted in Religion

My First Meme

I believe many who would identify themselves as non-Christians have not rejected Jesus at all. They’ve rejected someone I’m calling “Geezus” – the parody of Christ co-authored by misguided church people and cynics. Open to Matthew and start reading.

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Posted in Religion

Boots On the Ground, Part 1

Jesus prayed.  He got up early to do it.  He stayed up all night in it.  His first disciples followed his example devoting days on end to prayer.  Every saint throughout history who has ever done anything worth remembering has

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Posted in Bible, Church, Outreach, Religion, Spirituality, Theology

Polite Revolution

I’m reading Luke this week with my LTG. In chapter 24 vs 28 Luke tells of how Jesus nearly walked on by his disciples once they reached their destination. He had to be urged strongly before he would join them

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Posted in Bible, Church, Outreach, Politics, Religion, Spirituality, Theology

Hell? No!

I’ve had several conversations with atheists and agnostics regarding the existence of the God of the Bible. After all is said and very little done, their objections almost always come down to disbelief in a character who would create moral

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Posted in Atheism, Bible, Church, Outreach, Religion, Theology

Strategic Planning

I just reblogged a post on Islamophobia.  I agree with the facts related in the post and with the contention that many people fail to call out the misdeeds of Muslims out of fear of backlash or worse.  However, I

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Posted in Anthropology, Atheism, Autobiography, Bible, Church, Outreach, Rationalism, Religion, Sermons, Spirituality, Theology