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Cheap Grace

Cheap grace is the mortal enemy of our church. -Dietrich Bonhoeffer

At home group a few nights ago, I asked my friends for help in how I have come to deal with my sin.  

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You Killed the Author of Life (Good Friday)

Sin in Eden knocked all creation into chaos. Sin at Babel marked the collective pride of mankind. And while every sin is an act of God-rejection, humanity’s wickedness reaches new heights in the horrifying events of Good Friday. 784 more words

Cross Of Christ

“If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow-creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large.”

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Anyone who has rubbed shoulders with the congregants of a Baptist church has come across those who seem to be fixated on signs of the “end times.” They scour the news articles and skies, linking every political and natural event to the actualization of the book of Revelation. 219 more words

For All

For All

For all who lie wide-awake

In the despair of darkness

That settles

Within and without,

He came at night.

For all who toil burden-sore… 76 more words

Kerry Peterson

Do You Pray? If so, you might be neglecting this 1 key thing

Many of you tell me, “I want to work on my prayer life.” And some of you have made this a part of your personal-growth-agenda for Lent. 549 more words

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Memoir in Poetry by G. Leibholz

Dietrich Bonhoeffer remains such an intriguing figure. A pastor who stayed in Germany in WWII so that he might resist Hitler and Nazism, he is one of the more original and evocative 20th century theologians. 6,607 more words