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Marks of Revival

I had the privilege last week to meet a man convinced we are headed for revival.  He is a gentle man, who thinks often of God, wishing for a return to some semblance of the way things used to be – minus the overt sins of racism and sexism that were so widely tolerated in days gone by.  454 more words


Knowing God

More than 200 names for God are recorded in the Bible.  All of them are important.  Each of them reveals and affirms certain characteristics of God.  637 more words


On Theology & Loving God

Theology is the “study of God.”  It’s the means by which we organize what God reveals about himself through the Bible.  It’s possible to know theology inside and out, and yet have no clue  740 more words


When "Safety First" Wasn't a Drag on Christians

We are unlike the Christians of the New Testament. Our approach to life is conventional and static; theirs was not. The thought of ‘safety first’ was not a drag on their enterprise as it is on ours.

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Drifting Back to God

Is it possible that we are drifting from the God of the Bible in mainline churches? Do we know the God described in Scripture. I read things like Nahum 1.2, and I sit back and am forced to ask, “Do I love… 614 more words