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Are You Psychotic Like Moses and Jesus?

How far can church leaders and institutions wander from their beginnings? Harvard University has slid from training godly pastors to raising “leaders” who label Moses and Jesus as psychotic. Fifteen years after the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving, American churches were increasing … Continue reading

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What Is Baptism Anyway?

Baptism is a command of Jesus. Baptism is something about which Christians argue and over which they divide from each other. This video presents baptism in a way that allows Christians who disagree to talk together. I serve a Lutheran … Continue reading

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Who Is the Holy Spirit?

“The Holy Spirit has been given to us as a means of experiencing fellowship with the triune God. That is, the Holy Spirit is the part of the Godhead that personally interacts with us. He is the voice we hear … Continue reading

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Les Misérables and Your Candlesticks

In Les Misérables, follow the candlesticks to see Love triumph over Law. Les Misérables is a tangled web of unrelenting law and unconditional love. What happens when justice and mercy collide? Law must be satisfied. Love must find reconciliation. There … Continue reading

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Learning to Pray…About My Job

What can Moses do for an encore? After hearing God speak from a burning bush, after 10 miracles before Pharaoh, after parting the Red Sea, after summoning water from a rock, after announcing manna from heaven, after demolishing a fortified … Continue reading

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Do You Hate Religion But Love Jesus?

What does healthy fighting look and sound like? Check out the dueling videos—personal vs. community Christianity. Jefferson Bethke declares, “Jesus came to abolish religion.” He discounts the church and emphasizes personal Christianity. He’s worth watching and listening to. In Fiddler … Continue reading

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What do you mean by the “Word of God”?

Christians mean different things when they say the “Word of God.” WRITTEN WORD OF GOD The default response for the “Word of God” is the Bible—God’s Word on paper…or on your electronic device. Roman Catholics, Orthodox believers, fundamentalists and evangelicals … Continue reading

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