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THE PARACLETE: The Laity Share The Threefold Mission Of Jesus, by Andrew Apostoli

From Paraclete: The Spirit of Truth in the Church

Since all the faithful are “baptized into Christ Jesus,” (Romans 6:3), they share in his priestly, kingly, and prophetic offices: “The Christian faithful since they have become sharers in Christ’s priestly, prophetic, and royal office in their own manner, are called to exercise the mission which God has entrusted to the church to fulfill in the world, in accord with the condition proper to each one. 1,912 more words


'A Gospeled Church' by Jared C. Wilson

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus
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What church do you go to?

I live to get that question, only so that I can ask that question back. The answer reveals much, and gets us onto my favorite subject. 622 more words

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves

We’re told that large numbers of Americans refuse to consider the claims of Christ because they believe churches are unloving or unscientific.  For a long time, I didn’t really challenge that idea.   668 more words

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Looking for the City

“But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God; for He has prepared a city for them.” 10 more words

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1 Samuel 1:1-28

The Bible tells us in 1 Samuel 1 a seemingly simple story. No story in the Bible is really simple, but compared to miraculous events such as healing a blind man and feeding 5,000 people, the importance and significance of this story sometimes goes unnoticed. 461 more words


Brain Dump - August 15, 2014

Once my schedule shifts into summer mode, I try to capture a variety of random ideas and thoughts into a weekly brain dump.

  • Robin Williams was one of the first actors I ever recognized and truly appreciated.
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