Category Archives: Church

The Church Bully

I just came across an insightful post from Thom Rainer. In his post, Rainer lists nine common characteristics of what he labels “church bullies”. Read through the points below. Have you ever had to deal with a church bully? Have … Continue reading

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We Are Called to Something Bigger

We Christians, at least here in the U. S., have an autonomy problem. We want to figure everything out on our own and we think we know better than anyone else. It seems suspiciously familiar to the root of sin … Continue reading

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Why I Stopped Blogging and Why I Am Starting Again

After much internal debate on my part, I have decided that I am going to begin blogging regularly again. If you look at my blog closely, you will notice at one time I was posting three or four articles per … Continue reading

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A Thought on Politics and Christianity

I am studying for a sermon from Luke 19:28-44 and ran across a quote from Darrell Bock that has me thinking.  The quote comes from The NIV Application Commentary on Luke: Society certainly runs better when it is conducted on … Continue reading

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Sermon Files Back Online

Well, I have finally gotten around to making my sermons available online via an audio player. This means you can listen to them without the necessity of downloading the files to your computer. Of course, if you prefer to download … Continue reading

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It’s good for Tiger, but not for me

Much has been written and discussed about the recent confession of Tiger Woods.  Was it sincere?  Did he do it because he was forced?  Was it just an attempt to limit the damage to his financial empire?  The debate goes on and … Continue reading

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