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Leaving Pentecostalism/Charismatic Faith & Legalism

Rigid. Legalistic. Strict. Hardcore. Shunning. Members Only. Elitist.

These are words I have heard used to describe the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement, of which I was apart of for 15 years, and I fervently rejected those labels as false while there. 2,308 more words


Is Tithing for New Testament Christians?

On Tithing & Offerings

The purpose of this article is to take a flat (non-denominational) Biblical approach to the topic of Tithing and Offerings, and whether they are still applicable as a… 3,209 more words


Unseeing Narcissus

I’m quite adept at hiding from cameras. Take a look at the thousands of family photos we have and I’m in the tiniest fraction of them. 471 more words


White Cell Christianity

I am the son of a Congregational minister, a female congregational minister.  Just those three words, “female congregational minister”, are enough to close the minds of a disturbingly large percentage of Christians and cause them to read every word I write with unwarranted suspicion and at an elevated “threat level.”  Why, because the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and… 1,491 more words


The Tyranny of Power and Pleasure

John had 2 sons.  He brought them in and gave them the chores for the day.  Seth agreed to do it but thought his dad was pretty dumb.  364 more words


Repentant or Sorry

Repentant or Sorry

By Carolyn Dale Newell

For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted;

But the sorrow of the world produces death. 429 more words

Paul's [not very impressive] Resume

“I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service, even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor. 219 more words