Good News for Those Who are Already Okay?
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  • February 9, 2014

American Christians like to hide our need.  We like to act as though we have things together.   But when we do this, we undermine the very gospel that we want to proclaim.

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  • May 2, 2013

You should read Paul Miller’s article, “I’m Still Here: Back online after a year without the internet.” I have a couple of thoughts and I’m interested in yours. The internet doesn’t corrupt, but it creates a space for the expression of existing corruption.  This shouldn’t surprise any Christian (see Mk 7:14-23), but it’s helpful to...

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  • March 3, 2013

All too often, we sacrifice truth for experience, and this is a growing, dangerous trend in the American church.  Out of the desire to avoid doctrinal arguments, we rely only on our own life-story to explain Scripture. Rather than proclaim Christ incarnated, crucified, risen, and seated (1 Cor 15:1-11), we talk about how the church...

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  • February 16, 2013

m4s0n501 In Genesis 3, the serpent did a couple of things: (1) He turned the focus of Adam and Eve inward, away from God and his goodness; (2) he de-emphasized the need to esteem the gracious and life-giving words of God. Adam & Eve also did a couple of things: (1) They demonstrated little familiarity...