Tag Archives: evangelical christianity

Have you signed the Manhattan Declaration?

Have you / will you sign the Manhattan Declaration?  If you are not familiar with it, please take the time to read through it.  It is not very long and it is sure to be discussed a great deal in … Continue reading

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TNIV Bible is Being Phased Out

The TNIV (Today’s New International Version) is being phased out.  The translation, a revision of the best-selling NIV, has faced constant criticism from conservative evangelicals since its inception due to its “gender inclusive” language. Rather than continue with the TNIV, the … Continue reading

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Are Americans Exploring New Ways of Experiencing God?

How do you experience God?  According to the Barna Group, Americans’ attitudes towards this area of their lives are changing.  In a poll of over 1000 people, here is what the data shows that people think about their faith: ∆ … Continue reading

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Only 9% of American Adults Possess a True Biblical Worldview

A study from Barna Research reveals that only 9% of adults in the U.S. have a biblical worldview.  In the study, a biblical worldview was defined as: …believing that absolute moral truth exists; the Bible is totally accurate in all … Continue reading

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Building Church Buildings: Do We Spend Too Much?

In Matthew 16:13-20, we find an exchange between Jesus and his disciples.  In this conversation, Jesus asks his followers what people are saying about him and who they are saying he is.  After the disciples answer this question, Jesus then … Continue reading

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What role should Church History play in our understanding of the Bible?

Please select your answer below.  Take the time to share in the comments section why you answered the way you did.

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If we’re so unique, why do we all look and act the same?

How many churches have you either been a regular attender of or had the opportunity to visit in your life?  How much difference was there between the churches?  How much real difference was there?  I mean, I know some churches … Continue reading

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To Christians Who Don’t Like the Church…

Dear Christian who does not like the Church: I have have read your books.  I have browsed your blog posts.  I have even sat and listened to your complaints.  In fact, I may even share some of your criticisms; the most … Continue reading

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What the Oval Office and the Church Have In Common

Much has been said over the last several days about what is and is not proper attire for the Oval Office.  President Obama has said that he wants anyone in the office to wear a shirt and tie out of … Continue reading

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Do Our Churches Suffer From Low Self-Esteem?

You have heard it before.  A pastor, in an effort to encourage you and others, has said, “God made you just the way you are.  He designed you exactly how he wanted you because He has a specific plan for … Continue reading

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