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08/13/2014Posted by on
08/11/2013Posted by on
We have some real noise out there on a CNN blog along with some thoughtful comments.
We, the church of Jesus Christ, also have some problems with the young culture growing up in the West, including the USA, really fast. We are not reaching out to the millennials and we are not reaching the millennials. Rachel Evans wrote this blog for CNN describing her view of the state of the church vs. the millennials’ thinking and needs. She also used data from this survey. Rachel had mostly sound things to say because she was basing her comments on this survey, though she did add her own views. I did take issue with this thought:
…young evangelicals often feel they have to choose between their intellectual integrity and their faith, between science and Christianity, between compassion and holiness.
You see I don’t believe any of those pairings are incongruent. You, young, old and millennial can keep intellectual integrity and your faith. There is no disparity between the two. Thousands if not millions of Jesus followers are intellectual and cherish their faith. Read more of this post
07/31/2013Posted by on
God drew Paul to Himself. Then he “pulled” him out of sexual addiction. Fascinating!
God did a wonderful thing in his real relationship.
05/11/2013Posted by on
Lawrence Shaw’s Story at Intown Community Church Atlanta.
Any time you see LR in the title of a blog this year, it stands for Lord of the Rings. It’s a hint that the blog is about the themes delivered in the Lord of the Rings trailer.
12/12/2012Posted by on
Whitney Long had an ongoing problem drug abuse until her father discovered her secret. Find out how Whitney experienced freedom from addiction, and she learned: “…never believe the lie of the enemy that your life is without purpose.”
- Crackdown on painkiller abuse fuels new wave of heroin addiction (openchannel.msnbc.msn.com)
10/20/2012Posted by on
That’s what we are here in the good old, new USA nation of laws. That is, laws which ensnare law-abiding citizens.
Check this video to see what I am talking about:
09/12/2012Posted by on
For some, caring for the planet conjures up left-wing “tree-huggers.” But one Idaho church asks — how can you be pro-life and not be pro-creation?
08/11/2012Posted by on
What is your concern about the children of the 4 – 14 Window? I am concerned — really concerned about child exploitation in the form of sex slavery. It exists today–it is happening right now. What are we going to do about it.
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