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The very reason for this blog

As I have tried to limit my Facebook exposure over the last day or so, I’ve read the good, the bad, and the ugly regarding the Supreme Court decision to allow gay marriage in all 50 states. 620 more words

Spiritual Formation

The so-called wall of separation between church and state

Dallas Willard crushes the “wall of separation” argument when it comes to the First Amendment.

The First Amendment is about something Congress (and, as interpreted by the the Supreme Court and state governments) 

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Culture

What is Freedom?

I am working my way through The Diving Conspiracy Continued by Dallas Willard and Gary Black, Jr. It is a continuation of Willard’s work, but moving into the realm of society. 99 more words

Culture

The ultimate apologetic -- just try SOMETHING!

“The ultimate apologetic — that is to say, the ultimate lifter of doubt — is the believer acting in faith in an interactive life with God. 46 more words

Spiritual Formation

More like Jesus

We so often hear about how we need to become more like Jesus. Our weekly Sunday services encourage us continually to live like Jesus. Our wristbands (used) to say ‘What Would Jesus Do?’ 633 more words

Jesus Christ

A Book about Disciples

The word ‘disciple’ occurs 269 times in the New Testament. ‘Christian’ is found only three times and was first introduced to refer precisely to the disciples…. 28 more words

Discipleship