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House Divided

Mark 3:20-35

One does not have to look too closely to see the worst elements of humanity at work. It seems that in our fallen and broken world there is more than ample supply of unsavory elements working against the goodness of God. 477 more words


Churchill, Frodo, and Church Conflict

Winston Churchill is one of my few heroes.

When Time named their Person of the Century in 1999, they gave the award to Albert Einstein, truly a great man in a century dominated by scientists. 1,543 more words

Church Conflict

Sometimes It's Easier to Believe We Are Better Than Other People Than to Believe the Gospel

I don’t have a file cabinet in my office at the moment, so inside of a cardboard file box in my home is file labeled “notes of encouragement.” There are dozens if not hundreds of cards and letters that I received over the last 15 years or so of church ministry. 319 more words

Southern Fried Faith

Redeeming Church Conflicts (book review)

Tara Klena Barthel & David V. Edling
Baker Books. 249 pages. £10.99
ISBN 978 0 801 014 284

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Book Review

How Crossing Boundaries Creates Conflict

When I was in third grade, my class received music instruction from Miss Rose via closed-circuit television.

I loved to sing, and I liked Miss Rose – until she visited our classroom one day.  1,010 more words

Church Conflict

Do You Always Have to be Right?

Do you always have to be right?

I know the temptation all too well.

In my first pastorate, I visited shut-ins, and one day, I visited Cecil and Freda. 1,043 more words

Church Conflict

Growing a Faith that Works – A Study Through the Book of James – James 4 – Part 18

A Family Tradition We Aren’t So Proud Of.

11 Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister[ 1,210 more words