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Too intimate before it’s time…

I remember many years ago listening to Focus on the Family and a discussion of the 12 steps to intimacy.  I’ve wondered about this process as it relates to the Church and its relationship with her suitor, Jesus Christ. Can … Continue reading

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Don’t Curse It…but Don’t Bless It Either

When a human institution mixes obvious failings with good intentions and misses the mark of God’s ideal; do we call down the fire of His wrath or do we bless them for the little bit they might get right? Must … Continue reading

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I apologize, but I must leave the american evangelical camp…

My sincere apologies to anyone who considers the american evangelical subculture to be your home, but I must leave the compound.  This may sound scandalous to some, and I apologize for the tone that it implies. I’m sorry that this … Continue reading

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No going back…

There is a debilitating nostalgia that runs through american society and culture.  It is especially pronounced in some quarters of the american church and has hindered its maturing into everything God wants it to be.  Nostalgia in and of itself … Continue reading

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What will motivate us to do the good works of the Kingdom?

A number of things have been causing me to reflect on what motivates us to be faithful followers of Jesus and spread His love and His kingdom in our world. Writing and reading about “worship” performance/spectacle in our churches was … Continue reading

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