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Why Church Hurts

A lot of people get hurt in churches, but that shouldn’t surprise us given what the church is: diverse members that are connected in one body. Christian church folk are truly and spiritually connected with one another and because of … Continue reading

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What God Doesn’t Command Us to Do for Other Believers

Ray Ortlund: The beautiful “one another” commands of the New Testament are famous.| But it is also striking to notice the “one anothers” that do not appear there. For example, sanctify one another, humble one another, scrutinize one another, pressure … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Our Society Should Not Stifle Religious Dissent. “Untouchable orthodoxies that are given official government sanction will treat any dissenting voice as an enemy to be vanquished. Secular progressivism isn’t only the enemy of religious liberty and civil society; it is … Continue reading

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Christian Religion in America

I just finished reading Eugene Peterson’s memoir entitled, The Pastor. It was thoroughly enjoyable, informative, and engaging. Peterson has a settled peace in his writing and reflections that always blesses me regardless of how I may agree or disagree with … 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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The Saturday Post(s)

Your Single Most Important Habit. “Negligence and chronic minimizing of the importance of corporate worship reveal something unhealthy and scary in our souls. Let’s resist it with fresh resolve. For our deep and enduring joy, there is simply no replacement … Continue reading

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Why I Want to Hear Bad Sermons in My Church

I believe that the life of the church is sustained by the ministry of the pulpit. If God’s Word is what brings conviction of sin, life to the spiritually dead (1 Peter 1:23), and nourishment for the spiritually alive (Matthew … Continue reading

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