Category Archives: Church

Those “One Another” Passages!

During a recent training exercise, all I could think of were those “one another” passages in the New Testament. Love one another.  Forgive one another.  Be kind to one another. Be patient with one another.  Accept one another. Picture life … Continue reading

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Prayer for Mark Driscoll and Family

A few months back I noticed I was receiving emails from Mark Driscoll, especially about what he and his family were doing in their relocation to Phoenix, AZ. These emails would contain book studies, family anecdotes, and ministry updates.  In … Continue reading

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St. Paul, Christians, and Love

On more than one occasion we find the Apostle Paul baring his soul to the churches and individuals he writes to (2 Corinthians 11:28).  And having been known by Christ, it was Paul’s earnest desire to see every community of … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: Redeeming Christianity

Simplicity isn’t the equivalent of simplistic.  To ask for a simple life is not to trade depth for shallowness.  Rather, to seek simplicity is to strip oneself of all the clutter of the mundane and superficiality and get back to basics. … Continue reading

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John Calvin’s Doctrine of Election is Christocentric

According to church historian Timothy George, “Calvin did not teach this doctrine [election] because he was a ‘dour despot’ or a mean man but because, rightly or wrongly, he believed it was clearly found in the Scriptures” (Theology of the … Continue reading

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