I have avoided posting anything so far about the senseless slaughter of innocent children and teachers in Newtown. I have been looking on Facebook and a few blogs for meaningful comments to share on my blog. Everything that could be said, has been said. And said. And said. One of my Facebook friends poured her heart out on her Facebook page. She
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A Colorado Springs megachurch pastor became disillusioned when he began to follow on Twitter around a dozen high-profile pastors whose ministries he respected. Continue reading
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My Recovery Story — Step One — We admitted we were powerless over alcohol (our addiction) – that our lives had become unmanageable.
Because of your wrath there is no health in my body; there is no soundness in my bones because of my sin. Psalm 38:3
My addictions: pornography and relationships.
My recovery didn’t start until I got a handle on admitting I was powerless and I was living
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Tagged 12-steps, AA, ACA, ACOA, Alanon, co-dependence, NA, powerless, recovery, Step 1, Turning Point, unmanageable |
There are problems in today’s world. The sad thing is that sometimes people choose a false cure to the problem. Oftentimes this is
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Tagged art, Cross, cure, gift, Jesus, John Ed, John Ed Mathison, rhino, robbery, Sin, Stefan Ulrich, thefts |
This Is A True Story. What Would Your Church Do?
After reading this: Do you think the church is more like a harlot or a bride? Continue reading
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Tagged Acceptance, Bride, church, harlot, Jesus, rejection, righteousness, self-righteousness |
A friend of mine emailed me some pictures of billboards going up somewhere in Tennessee for a certain political party. Two of the billboards suggested that if we choose their political candidate, America would have “Religious Freedom”.
I don’t want religion. Do you?
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Tagged behavior, freedom, freedom in Christ, Galatians, grace, Holy Spirit, identify, life, Pharisees, religion, Rules, Sadducees, self-effort |
Struggling for acceptance is often associated with alcoholics or drug addicts in their recovery. Lots of people who
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Tagged Acceptance, addiction, alcohol, alcoholics, Belief, Believing, drugs, feelings, God's love |
By Ron Hutchcraft
“Christ died for our sins…” (1 Corinthians 15:3) The Gospel is a message about Christ, about sin,about Christ’s death, about Christ’s Continue reading
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Tagged brokenness, Christ, Cross, Cross of Christ, Jesus, my sin, payment for sin, Satan, self, Sin |
We all know them. The big bad sinners. The scumbags we love to hate. Murderers; cruel, deadly dictators; embezzlers; hit men; adulterers. The more public
How often have we heard someone say something like, “I’m trying to be a good Christian.” Have you overheard some church folks say
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Ohhhhhhh Noooooo! Not brokenness!
Please don’t talk about brokenness.
Let’s talk about love or God’s grace or hope or peace or heaven.
But Not brokenness. That’s one of those icky topics like