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The Church (Part 1): Trail of Blood

Most of us know the difference between The Christian Church and the local church. One is spiritual, and the other is physical. When COVID hit last year, I heard many Christians appeal to the Church as an excuse to abandon their church – because the “Church is not a building." However, the local church has… Continue reading The Church (Part 1): Trail of Blood

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God’s Exhaltation

1 Peter 5:6 says, “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:” Humility is not my strong suit, which is ironic because I suffer from low self-esteem and imposter syndrome (an internal experience of believing that you are not as competent as others perceive you to… Continue reading God’s Exhaltation

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The Christian Celebrity

Our churches have become carbon copies of one another. You can attend almost any church from any denomination and you will have a similar experience, from the look to the music to the structure of the services. The various denominations are beginning to blend back together. Protestants, who broke away from Catholic heresies are melding… Continue reading The Christian Celebrity

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Why I Write

“Under the governance of the printing press, discourse in America was different than it is now – generally coherent, serious, and rational”   -Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death  The value of the written word has been lost in our postmodern American culture. The complexity of well written prose has given way to “tweets written by… Continue reading Why I Write

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Plain, Rude, and Biblical

“But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things.”‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭11:6‬ This chapter really hit me today. Paul is my favorite preacher. It’s not just because his books are the crux of Christianity, but because I see my personality throughout his… Continue reading Plain, Rude, and Biblical

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Do Christians Still Empathize?

Empathy should be a Christian ideal. Romans 12:15 reads, Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.Ephesians 4:32 says, And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. These verses epitomize empathy. Someone quote shared a Facebook post I made… Continue reading Do Christians Still Empathize?