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Life

Stop Looking At Your Biceps

“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.”

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Christian Thought

Return To Your First Love Before You Vote

As Election Day nears, I feel more and more compelled to say this to the Christian Church: Return to your first love.

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Life Issues

How to Love the Sinner & Hate the Sin

What does loving the sinner but hating the sin mean? How is it possible to love someone well after they have hurt you? And what does loving them well look like in real life?

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Life Issues

There Is A Time For Bills

There Is A Time For Bills

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Biblical Studies

The Two Most Annoying Things About ‘Revelation’ Commentaries

It’s always in the first few pages. Every author does it, though I’m sure some are ‘asked’ to do it by their publishers, though they would rather keep it out of their books. Some people may not be annoyed by it, but for me, it’s one of the most frustrating things about commentaries on the […]

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Apologetics Christian Thought Church Leadership Preaching & Teaching The Bible Truth

We Need To Change How We Talk About The Bible

I like to win arguments. I like being right. I like showing people that I’m smart. I like using my knowledge and proving a point. It’s fun. I enjoy the rush it gives. And it may be one of the most destructive things I can do as a Christian.

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Culture Current News

Stop Calling Yourself The Persecuted Church

They want to take God’s name out of the national anthem.

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Christian Thought Church Church Leadership Church Practices Inspirational Life Preaching & Teaching Women

Some Historical Evidence FOR Female Leaders In The Church

The fight continues on: should women be allowed to hold leadership roles in the Church? Can a woman preach, considering what Paul said in 1 Corinthians? How can a lady be the head of any religious activity?

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Biblical Studies Culture Old Testament Biblical Figures

Don’t Call Her A Witch

Mention magic or wizards, witches or spells, and Christians the world over will freak out. Blogs will be written. Tweets will be sent. Names will be called, and lines will be drawn in the sand arbitrarily labelling “real Christians” from the fake ones. Fascinating what a topic can do to brothers and sisters in Christ. […]

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Biblical Studies

Beware of Your Preconceived Ideas

Not all preconceived notions are dangerous.