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Being a Pastor 5 and Being a Christian - Bible Study 2

Yesterday I gave a really-way-too-brief explanation on how to combine your devotional reading and Bible Study.

Let’s detail how to do this. Some people simply want to read their Bible without distraction. 473 more words


The Kingdom Pure

By Greg Forster; part five of a series.

“Three years ago, when I first came to this church, I didn’t have a job. I lived off my girlfriend. 1,070 more words

Integration With The Church

Being A Pastor 4

I’ve just gone through Thingamablog on my computer, looking to see if I’ve ever written an exhaustive list of the rules of Hermeneutics. To my surprise, I’ve got several articles where I list some parts, and some articles where I list other parts. 1,069 more words


Brainwashing or Teaching?

I just watched a disturbing documentary on Netflix.  It’s called “Jesus Camp,” and I had some rough reactions to it. I’m kind of late to the party;, apparently it was all the rage when it was released in 2006, and it even got an Oscar nod for best documentary.  732 more words


In love with your teeth.

Wish we would have grown up to
eat blank slates instead of
compass blades.

All actuality:
too distrustful for nightfall,
too sober for nostalgia.

the curse of the rational: 268 more words

The Cult Years - Deception

Deception. It’s the human condition. We perpetrate it, we are victims of it, and it blindsides us with a force that leaves us reeling in its wake. 685 more words

No Longer Religious

I’m on a quest to improve myself.

For about 6 months now, I’ve been struggling with my connection to my past.  I was dating a girl, whom I am no longer seeing, and the nature of our relationship was forcing me to address many things about my religion that I’ve sealed off in a box in the corner of my mind.  975 more words