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5 Tips for Making Lasting Christmas Memories...

“I wish I could freeze time or go back in time and watch my kids grow up all over again, because it is just going by too fast.” – Robert Rodriguez… 748 more words

Christianity

The Pastor and Theology

Pastors, or ministers, are those who serve in local churches as minister of the gospel. Their vocation is primarily one of proclaiming the word of God in order to equip the believers to live as faithful witnesses of the gospel. 1,023 more words

Missions And Ministry

Thanksgiving Fun for the Whole Family

“As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. 374 more words

Devotional Life

Christianity: Reclaiming the Practice

According to Acts 11:26, “The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.” Before this, followers of Jesus were typically called “believers” or “disciples.” But now the citizens of Antioch said they were Christians and I’m pretty certain they were not meaning to compliment these believers. 870 more words

Faith

This Battle Still Belongs to the Lord

The tragic shooting this past Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas has been a painful tragedy to hear of from afar. I’m upset for the many innocent lives that have been lost and hurt, and I’m angry that someone can just indiscriminately kill other people. 1,312 more words

Scripture

Curse the Darkness or Light a Candle

The church is not perfect, but woe to the man who finds pleasure in pointing out her imperfections.

– Charles Spurgeon

Contemporary American Christianity has plenty to critique, but I hear many criticizing that are doing little about the problems.

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Church

George Eldon Ladd, the Vineyard, Kingdom Theology and the temptation of bad puns pt1

Disclaimer: this a brief theological post; there be no Romans here! There could also be horrific puns based on Ladd’s name (though I  think I wlil avoid these in the interests of the reader’s sanity). 358 more words