Christ-Like Responses in a Culture of Darkness

Just this past week I met with a pastor friend of mine and we had an excellent conversation about the state of moral decay in our nation, the causes of this growing ungodliness, and the implications this holds for the church in America. And consequently, what this means for us...

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Christian Responses to Sinful Behavior

Let’s continue the conversation started in my last blog in which I set forth a few questions that I hoped would be a catalyst for thought and discussion (I am grateful for the comments that were submitted). The specific questions touched on a number of the societal concerns and issues...

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Christians and Politics

I want to continue the conversation we started a while back regarding the way Christians should be living and acting in response to the increasingly godless and wicked direction of our culture. As we approach the November 2012 election I want to write a few blogs on the subject of...

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Heeding The Call To Courage

Wow, it has been almost 6 months since the last time I posted a blog. I had really hoped that this would be a public forum for conversation as a church family (and any others who may be receiving this blog). But it appears that I am about the only...

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Out Of The Blue

I often find myself longing for the times of my first love with the Lord. It was almost 32 years ago that my faith in Jesus began to bloom in fullness. I am sure that in my early years, growing up in a Christian home where the seeds of Christ’s...

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A Moral Standard

The story of Donald Sterling, owner of an NBA franchise,being fined 2.5 million dollars and banned for life from the NBA has become a majorheadline for National news and the subject of countless blogs, interviews, andsocial media conversations. In general, there has been almost unanimous outrage fromthe American public regarding...

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