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The Saturday Post(s)

Should We Celebrate the “Dragon Lady”? An honest question to proponents of transgender reassignment. “On what basis can you condemn the ‘dragon lady’ but celebrate sex-reassignment surgery?” How Do We Help Students in a Pornified Culture. Sean McDowell has some … Continue reading

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How Do You Respond to Others?

Here’s a question you may have never asked yourself, how do you usually respond to others in conversation? Not sure how to answer? I didn’t either when I was first asked, but Duane Elmer helpfully clarified it for me (and … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

How to Deal with Skeptical Students Without Being a Jerk. There is some good wisdom here that can be applied across the board in dealing with people who may disagree with you. “As a professor, you don’t have to change the … Continue reading

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Is This How You See Your Place in Church?

Jonathan Leeman shares what he says to everyone desiring to become a member of the church he pastors. When people come to join my church, they are asked to do an interview with an elder, where they are asked to … Continue reading

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The Old Testament in 5 Minutes. A short, helpful video. Israel & Women-in-Combat. ““Whenever anyone at National Review … writes in opposition to opening all combat jobs to women or (even worse) drafting women into ground combat, there is predictable … Continue reading

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When the Church Seems to Slow You Down

Mark Dever relays a personal story with a much needed point for Christians struggling with the local church. During my doctoral studies, however, about ten years ago, my mind began to focus even more on the topic of the church, … Continue reading

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Beware of Church Hoppers

Mez McConnell, a church planting pastor in Scotland and founder of the church planting ministry 20Schemes, gives some good advice to pastors and church planters concerning a certain type of church folk called church hoppers: These are the people that … Continue reading

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God Actually Spoke to Me. A story of a man who heard the voice of God. Mizzou & a More Excellent Way. An amazing story demonstrating the power of the gospel and the hope of true reconciliation. “This gentleman started … Continue reading

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Loving the Universal Church vs. the Local Church

“I don’t need to be a member of a local church because I am a member of the universal church.” “I am more interested in the capital C ‘Church,’ and not as much the lower case C ‘church.’” Have you … Continue reading

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Do You Live Close to Your Church?

Do you live close to your church? In such a mobile society, lots of folks go to churches they aren’t geographically close to. I’ve met many who drive 45 minutes to get to church on Sunday. Recently, I heard about … Continue reading

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