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On the Road Again

Carl made a point in comments on his post The Family, that I think important, when he said.:

I suppose we can all participate in prayer that the Holy Spirit reigns.

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Trust in the Lord... Day by Day

As I’ve grown over the past couple years, several similar prayers have arisen in my heart and mind.

At first, I asked God to keep me on the path of growth and to help me let go of my need for self-reliance and control.  449 more words

My Awakening

Endless Discussion

Hermann Sasse was frequently prescient, and since his words so often apply to multiple generations, it’s not surprising that he continues (rightly so) to be read.   1,846 more words


The Sum of Christian Preaching

Some pastors do not know how to preach the Gospel.  They have confused motivational speaking and music with the power of God’s word.  So here is a brief summary of what the preaching of the Gospel is. 135 more words


By What Authority? - A Non-Denominational Response

Chalcedon’s excellent piece on the dangers of one’s own unguided interpretation of Scripture takes its title from an exchange between Jesus and the religious authorities in the Temple in Jerusalem. 1,422 more words

Early Church

Wednesday - March 18, 2015; It's About The Commitment

John 3:1-6 

3 Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do apart from the presence of God.” 3 Jesus answered him, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God without being born from above.” 4 Nicodemus said to him, “How can anyone be born after having grown old? 737 more words


Detoxing From Church, and Finding a New (Old) Way Forward

It is a problem I was surely not alone in… I was done with attending church meetings, and I was done with serving other mens’ visions. 1,158 more words