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By Faith Alone

Sin is not essentially the violation of scriptural prescription or even divine prohibition. An action can be sin for one person and not for another. Sin is a “whatever.” Those who need it predefined are already in it.

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Churched to Death

Why do simple church? Because Jesus told us to make disciples. ” But,” someone might respond, “aren’t sermons, Sunday School, VBS, mission trips, weekend seminars,small groups, and a myriad of other programs carried on by institutional churches just methods for making

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

Gospel

In 1 Cor. 15:3-6, Paul recounts his gospel.  Those who would participate in evangelizing the world, do well to consider this passage.  First, notice the brevity of Paul’s statement.  In just 25 words, Paul relates the crucial elements of the

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

Life Transformation Groups – A Testimonial

I have a friend who is also an elder at our church.  In the past couple of years I’ve watched him grow into a spiritual leader who inspires and challenges me every time we talk.  God has done many things

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Prison Bars…

I used to correspond through the mail with an inmate named Lowell.  I don’t know if I’ve ever encountered a more biblically literate person.  Perhaps this was because he had come to know his desperate need for God and was

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Posted in Anthropology, Bible, Church, Outreach, Religion, Self help, Spirituality, Theology

Mixed Motives and Methadone

I just read a blog from an atheist who took exception with street preachers who hung out in the pub district and offered aid to the revelers there.  He made some great points.  One of his problems with these folks

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