Having Kingdom Focused Dialogues Online? 

Changing the word used for a given reality doesn’t change the reality. Should we call ourselves “followers of the Way”, “believers in Jesus”, “the chosen”, or “disciples of our Savior”, it won’t matter. If we make our message about Him, then we commiserate with the lost, as we share the gospel that God’s rescues sinners from condemnation so that we can joyfully work to do the work of His kingdom. In Christ the yoke of guilt is lifted. [...]

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5 Wonderful Ways to Spread Holiday Cheer

The safest place on the planet for any human should be inside the womb.  We know this isn’t the case, as evidenced every month by the estimated 4-million children killed before their gestation period has reached its natural end.  Yes, four-million worldwide.  That’s an average of 5,500 per hour, every hour.  Or 90 per minute, every minute.  This is more than one abortion per second.  Every second of every day.  Day after day after day. [...]

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How to Start a House Church

There’s a Hebrew verb for miscarry (shakal). This word isn’t used in Exodus 21:22-25.  Instead it's the word for “go forth” (weyatse’u).  This verb doesn’t ever refer to an abortion.  When referring to pregnancy, it speaks of live children “going forth”/“coming out” from the womb.  So, Exodus 21 requires a fine to be paid for causing a premature birth, while injury/death (of the mother or the child) incurs a more severe punishment. [...]

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Christmastime Activities That Focus on Faith

Compassion is something we should aspire to have. It’s also something we should seek to have in our leaders. But, life and leadership are more complex than just this one thing. A list of the most compassionate presidents in US history might include John Adams, Abe Lincoln, and Harry Truman. All pretty good presidents. The list might also include John Quincy Adams, James Garfield, and Jimmy Carter. All poor presidents. [...]

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What Are the Benefits of a House Church?

As a member of the Clergy how do you feel about the stranger?... I stand committed to the truth. I stand for righteousness. I stand for justice. And in the spirit of Leviticus 19:18 and Numbers 6:24-26 I stand for love. Love for my brother. Love for the stranger. Love for my neighbor (understanding that all men and women are my neighbors... even those who call themselves my enemy)... Much love to you. Shalom. [...]

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