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COUNSEL FOR PASTORAL COUNSELORS

I have a new article at For The Church exploring thoughts on pastoral counseling. Here is an excerpt.

“Pastoral counseling is both a privilege and burden.

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Religion

Misquoted Verses #2: Touch Not My Anointed

**DISCLAIMER: This post is not about church discipline or the protocol and process of spiritual leadership. This post simply seeks to rectify the meaning of a verse of Holy Scripture that has undergone substantial misuse. 741 more words

Christian Theology

On the Believer's Relationship to the Lord's Supper

Because of the selfish indulgence of some within the church, the poor were being humiliated during the Lord’s Supper (1 Corinthians 11.22).  Such sins are so serious that they call forth the Lord’s judgment and discipline (1 Corinthians 11.29-34). 140 more words

Christian Worldview

Upside down and inside out

The glories of being intuitive do not include being correct. As I’ve noted before, intuition is as flawed as any other remarkable gift. My intuition is prone to wander, prone to read things wrong, prone to finding a way to make it all work out so I’m still on the ‘right’ side of things. 505 more words

Spiritual Formation

The Curious Christian

Curiosity is such a childish word, right? Not so fast. Just because we grow up doesn’t mean we should lose our wonder at the world, or the people around us. 321 more words

Religion

Misquoted Verses #1: Judge Not

For my first established blog series, I have decided to write about something that tends to come up in Christian conversation sooner or later. If you read the title, you can see that the topic in question is Misquoted Bible Verses. 980 more words

Christian Theology

Let’s Get Lost: Mapping Religion in the 21st Century

Maps allow for a kind of immersive wandering, yet at the same time reminding us of our distance from that which we contemplate—this is an essential caution for considering any maps of American religion. 27 more words

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