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What the Bible says about Homosexuality, Part 1

One of the great mysteries of my youth was precisely which sins God hated the most. Although not all Christians are obsessed with what Dallas Willard calls “sin management”, it seems that most are. 694 more words

Christianity

Masculinity and Domain: The Body

What is your reaction to the following thoughts:

  • How you treat your body (i.e. how much exercise you get, how much sleep you get, what you eat, etc.) is a reflection of how serious you are taking spirituality.
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Thoughts

The Manifold Nature of Understanding the Church

“His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, 1,037 more words

General

There are no ordinary people

It is common now – among intellectuals and even among government agencies – to deny humans a nature and regard the characteristics once attributed to human nature as merely “social constructs.” Gender, for example, is now viewed by many as an arbitrary social construct. 638 more words

Faith

10 Christian Books That Have Shaped My Thinking So Far

Seeing as I’m not getting any younger (try as I might), I’ve been reflecting on the last 10 years of my Christian walk, and wondering what books I will recommend to a younger Christian from my library. 1,204 more words

Nt Wright

Being a Berean

“As soon as it was night, the brothers sent Paul and Silas away to Berea. On arriving there, they went to the Jewish synagogue. Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.” Acts 17:10-11 (NIV) 1,615 more words

Life

004 Influence

Close your eyes. Now think of the top 5 people that have influenced your life. Who are they?

If you cannot list their names fairly quickly, you may want to take some time and think deeply about this.  672 more words

Writing