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The purpose of worship — from experience to encounter

In a 2005 interview with Christianity Today, Eugene Peterson said, “Do we realize how almost exactly the Baal culture of Canaan is reproduced in American church culture? 856 more words


Psalm 4: God Gives Greater Joy

Psalm 4 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.

4 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!

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A Little Too Needy

I’m a little too needy. A bit too desirous of attention and affection. Preoccupied with being petted and attended to and cherished.

I’m looking for an obsession. 96 more words

Silly Little Gods

Hello. My name is Carrie, and I have an obsessive personality. It is possible for me to merely like things, but I usually love things. If I listen to one song by a band and really, really like it, I look up their discography and the band members’ information shortly after. 1,180 more words


Earth Day's Origin: 'All For Gaia: Earth Day and Total Transformation for a Post-Christian World'

Posted at Psalm 12 Outreach:

**Psalm 12 Outreach Note. This was originally posted by Carl Teichrib at Forcing Change website in 2011, and is being reposted here with permission. 394 more words

Biblical Discernment

The Problem is Usually Application Instead of Knowledge

Today’s reading is Matthew 19.

When the rich young ruler asked Jesus which commandments he was supposed to keep, do you think he breathed a sigh of relief when Jesus didn’t actually state the one about not having other gods before Jehovah? 190 more words


A Fear Of The Wrong God

“…Only when I am freed from the fear of losing a relationship will my motivation approach the reality of love….Notice the paradox: To love people, I must be willing to lose my relationship with them. 101 more words

Reflections By Dr. Larry Crabb