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Sample Scriptural Manipulation by the Western Religious Right (I): Jeremiah 5.23-25 and Talking about the Weather

In the last blog, I talked about how the Western Religious Right’s claim to orthodoxy is dubious.  This blog starts on this series of sample misquotations of Scriptures in one particular evangelical theologian’s work that has plagued the wider Western church world (and even in Asia). 932 more words

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Tidbits to Inspire

Last week I took a delightful vacation with my mom. One way we usually enjoy our time together is to pick out great music and listen to it! 253 more words

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Kyrie, Eleison

A ‘Mike’ for Christ focuses on purely spiritual and devotional topics. But I would be remiss to imply that current news is not spiritual or doesn’t require the attention of our faith. 201 more words

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Western Evangelical Blind Spot While Judging China’s Theology

I read with interest the various reactions to China’s possible attempt to have its own theology. Of course, from the Western side of the faith, people are alarmed. 436 more words

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When Tolerance Backfires

“The strategy of evil is simple and focused: Make the forces of goodness quit the struggle.”
~International Justice Mission

We live in a hyper-sensitive and hyper-aware culture where events pour into our social-media streams like flood season. 918 more words

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Don't Shoot: A Call to National Renewal

 

Millions of hands are being raised in America this hour, but not in surrender.

Since the murder of 18 year old Michael Brown on August 9, 2014, thousands of people from all walks of life have been photographed lifting their hands in a sign of solidarity. 591 more words

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Simple Truth: "God is Love; Jesus Saves"

By Joe LaGuardia

This is the tenth anniversary of my seminary degree.  I went to seminary with a love for the Bible; and, although some Christians warned me about learning too much in higher education, I left with a deeper love than I had before. 652 more words

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