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The Hypocrites Of Piety - Extract Verse

This style of verse is known by A.D. as Extract Poetry or Extract Verse. The ellipsis can be used at the beginning or the end, or both, to give the impression that the writing has been taken from a larger piece. 81 more words

Capitalism

IN HIS STEPS

AS I HAVE continued to mull over what authentic Christian living means, my thoughts turned to the words of the apostle Peter:

    To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example,             that you should follow in his steps… 346 more words

Christian Journey

Respect your elders.

Bite down hard.

There can be no question of who’s in charge here.

There can be no doubt about the alpha- sheep.

Make sure you hit an artery; we can not allow that kind of blood to flow unbroken inside their veins- and remember that we are only trying to help them remember their place. 78 more words

Poetry

Allied Partnership Blog: Time’s Up on Church Silence About Sexual Violence

Last week, I read online that the heroic Rachael Denhollander, first of Larry Nassar’s victims to take her story to police and the press, suffered the loss of her church as a consequence of going public with her story. 1,199 more words

Church & Gender Inequality

Darkness and Religion

I have a nephew who has shut everyone out of his life since he was very, very young. Socially awkward and full of rage. Pent up rage that pierces through his eyes if you happen to catch him in a glance toward you. 2,055 more words

Personal Growth

Authentic Christian Living

THE CHURCH TODAY has lost its credibility in the community. Incidents of child abuse by members of the clergy have tarnished congregations of all denominations.  Reports of domestic violence within supposedly “Christian” marriages are increasing.   337 more words

Christian Journey

My Sheep Hear My Voice - Flee From the Hirelings!

Today there are a plethora of voices and opinions crying out for our attention within Christian circles and we simply must take stock and decide who we will listen to, and whom we can trust. 3,826 more words

Bible Teachings & Exhortations