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Was this Pleasantville? Church of Christ vs United Church of Christ

Below this commentary/rant are two articles I wrote on two recent church visits: the Church of Christ and the United Church of Christ.

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I'm Right, You're Wrong...NEXT!

What is it about being right that is so intoxicating? I still struggle with wanting to be right in numerous areas. In the past, I would use IMDB.com to PROVE to my wife that I was right about what show a character on TV used to be in. 695 more words

Devotional

Small Acts of Encouragement

This weekend I had the amazing opportunity to speak at my first ladies retreat. I felt so blessed to be a part of the event and the ladies of the Lehman Ave. 544 more words

Devotional

The Presbyterian Church USA Defects

On March 17, 2015, the once great Presbyterian Church (USA) slinked to the other side in the battle between the Gospel and the World. Last June the PCUSA at its General Assembly voted to approve an “Authoritative Interpretation” of its governing documents, and changed the definition of marriage from between “a man and a woman” to “between two persons, traditionally a man and a woman.” Thus they approved same sex marriage. 940 more words

Illusions of Innocence (Hughes & Allen)

Richard T. Hughes and C. Leonard Allen, Illusions of Innocence: Protestant Primitivism in America, 1630-1875

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988

In the church I grew up in we thought of ourselves as restoring the New Testament Church. 1,323 more words

Biblical Interpretation

Pay It Forward 




He entered Jericho and was passing through. And behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich. And he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was small in stature.

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The Macedonian (Myanmar) Call

“Come over [*here] and help us.” This request came from a brother I didn’t know. I did know from Isaiah 6 that when the Lord called for someone to “GO” the only response for Isaiah was, “Here I am Lord, send me.” Often I have felt like Jeremiah in that the Word of God is fire burning in my bones that I cannot hold inside (20:9). 622 more words

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