Tag Archives: Church

Give Me That Ole Time Religion

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The debate on how the church should impact the world and what is its mission is the subject of debate by theologians from the early days of Christianity. It was the impetus for the western church’s reformation and countless other splits in the church. Today with church attendance dwindling especially among younger people many pastors …

You Can’t Please Everybody

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Most people want the approval and acceptance of others. We learn at an early age the importance of being accepted by our parents and peers. When we are young, we try to please our parents and our friends. Sometimes we go to great lengths to accomplish this even changing who and what we are. Even …

Why Are We More Concerned With Praise Dancers Than Sober Men And Chaste Women?

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Why are we more concerned with praise dancers than we are about sober men and chaste women? The costumes and choreography of the praise dancers become more important than the state of our communities. As unwed mothers are an epidemic in our society where are the chaste women? With fathers deserting their children at unprecedented …

Has Worship Replaced Obedience?

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Has worship replaced obedience in our churches? I think so. I have nothing against worship in our churches, but when worship becomes more important than obedience, then we have a problem. Worship has its place, but it should never become the focal point of our church experience. Too many people today go to church to …

How Ease and Comfort Has Ruined Us For The Kingdom

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The pursuit of ease and comfort has made us complacent in our duties to God’s Kingdom. We no longer ascribe to the values of our forefathers of hard work, suffering, and piety towards the Kingdom of God. Everyone today is searching for an easy answer, a comfortable answer. Humanism has become the religion of our …

Witness or Advocate?

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First let me preface this chapter with the following, I am not a biblical scholar, I hold no degrees in divinity, and I am not a learned man. So the opinions expressed here are not theological doctrine nor are they representative of any protestant denomination. These are opinions based on my reading of the Scriptures …