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Mature Christians Routinely Press Into Unknown Territory

“Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.”

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Book Review Wednesdays - Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God - Brian Zahnd - Zahnd's Eschatology - Part III


In 1991 the wall fell in Berlin.  The wall separated East Berlin which was part of East Germany (Communist) and West Berlin (Non-Communist).  The wall was a symbol that stood for the division between the Eastern Bloc nations headed by the USSR and the Western Bloc Nations headed by the United States.  2,519 more words


Book Review Wednesdays - Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God - Part II - Brian Zahnd's Christology and View of the Atonement

In the past month, there has been a lot of turmoil in the United States due to gun violence and mass school shootings. 17 children were shot and killed by an A-R 15 Assault rifle at Parkland High school. 2,137 more words


Book Review Wednesday - Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God - Brian Zahnd - Part I (Bibliology)

I just finished Brian Zahnd’s book entitled Sinners at the Hand of a Loving God. As I am deconstructing from Conservative Evangelicalism, the authors that I used to read that held sway over me I would call “reformed charismatic” such as John Piper, Matt Chandler, and Mark Driscoll. 1,183 more words


Valentines Day Violence

Matthew 5:38-42 CSB
“You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I tell you, don’t resist an evildoer.

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A Sermon Preached at Salem United Church of Christ

Higginsville, Missouri

4 February 2018

I. Introduction

  • Today is Transfiguration Sunday in the church calendar – in some ways, it is a difficult text to preach – a version of this story appears in each of the three Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke), but in the broad strokes, the three versions are essentially the same – so when it comes to preaching, if the preacher chooses to try not to repeat herself too often, then the preacher’s options are somewhat limited as to the texts…
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Christian Leaders Speak Up to Trump on the Anniversary of His Inauguration

Stop using nuclear war rhetoric, start fighting climate change and always speak the truth. These are some of the demands an international assembly of Pentecostal and charismatic leaders sent today to the White House on the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.  1,213 more words