Monthly Archives: March 2015

What If I Have Failed Sexually?

Often times, as Christians look forward to marriage, they ask, “What if I have failed sexually?” There have been lots of bad answers to that question. Some say, “Don’t worry about it! No shame! It’s not a big deal.” Others … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Is Theology Your Idolatry? Nine very good questions to help you see if you love what you learned about God more than God Himself. The Complicated Life of Lazy Boys. This is really thoughtful and helpful. “There are (at least) … Continue reading

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Disagreement is Not Disloyalty

In reflecting on 7 lessons learned from 30+ years of pastoral ministry, Mark Altrogge hits a point that isn’t only relevant for pastors, but everyone. His point: disagreement is not disloyalty. Sadly, strong leaders sometimes interpret disagreement as disloyalty. Don’t … Continue reading

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The Pagan & the Temple

John Phillips’ tells a good story about a pagan and the Temple. Try to not be warmed and led to thankfulness for Jesus. Imagine with me a Moabite of old gazing down upon the Tabernacle of Israel from some lofty … Continue reading

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Polygamy, Saddam Hussein, Abortion, & Worship

Tomorrow, I will be teaching the middle schoolers at our church about the imprecatory psalms. In my study, I came across this amazing section about how Christian should respond to the destruction of evil and evil doers in our day. … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Truth & Compassion in Action. “Gay activists prepared to protest FIRE Church in Concord, North Carolina. Their event leader posted their plan on Facebook…We are going to STAND TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY to show that our love is stronger than … Continue reading

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Is Making Out a Sin?

One note for my readers, if you have strong emotional reaction to the following, make sure to read the linked essay. Don’t let your emotional reaction determine what you deem to be true. In the work of youth pastoring, questions … Continue reading

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