If God, Why Suffering?

September 2, 2014
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According to Christianity, what God values above all is relationship. But for relationship to be meaningful, it must be freely chosen; for relationship to be freely chosen, there must be the possibility of it being rejected; and wherever there is the possibility of rejecting relationship, there is also the possibility of pain and suffering.  The […]

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Beyond Grace

August 21, 2014
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by Margaret Manning Shull “Instead of giving a firm foundation for setting the conscience of man at rest forever, Thou didst choose all that is exceptional, vague and enigmatic” –rails Ivan Karamazov against God in Dostoyevsky’s classic work The Brothers Karamazov. Those who encounter, or are encountered by the parables and stories of Jesus often […]

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Calling out Joel Osteen & Joyce Meyer

August 17, 2014
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Originally posted on Church Is Messy (and that's a good thing):
I have been preaching for 20 years.  Yesterday I did something that I have never done before in a sermon.  I publicly called out false teachers and named them by name.  I said, If you listen to Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyer, if…

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3 Reasons a Pastor Must Lead

August 16, 2014
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By Eric Geiger Sadly in many contexts, pastors either fail to exercise leadership or are stripped of their leadership. Those who fail to lead their congregations are often content to be chaplains who feverishly run from need to need without leading the flock in a particular direction. In other cases, a local church greatly hampers […]

Global Leadership Summit 2014 Summary

August 16, 2014
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  August 15, 2014  Summit Notes, The Global Leadership Summit, The Global Leadership Summit 2014 by Chuck Scoggins   Doorposts in the Kingdom of God: Humility & Honor Reflecting on “the summit.” “What is your mountain?” What are the heights you want to attend? Who do you want to take with you? A lot of […]

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Real and Unseen

August 14, 2014
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by Stuart McAllister There is something deeply unsettling about biological threats. The very idea of unseen, undetectable, but deadly toxins or viruses is a modern nightmare. The sad thing is that we have too many actual examples to fuel our fears. For multitudes in the industrial town of Bhopal, India, a normal working day turned […]

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My Hope is in You | Psalm 39

July 30, 2014
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I’ve been running my mouth again…upset & incensed regarding the current political climate & sorry state of American cultural affairs… …& the Lord woke my up early this morning; to remind me where my hope resides; in Him! __________________________________________________________________________________________ Psalm 39 | F or the director of music. For Jeduthun. A psalm of David. 1 I […]

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