Tag: grace

Wednesday Morning Awesomeness from @WilGafney

  From time to time, I will highlight individual tweets for adulation or censure. This post signifies the former. Thank you, Dr. Gafney.  

SERMON from 10-14-12: ‘We Must Be The Change We Hope To See In The World’ (from the series ‘Bumper Sticker Theology’)

  James 1.22-25   22 But be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves. 23 For if any are hearers of the word and not doers, they are like those who look at themselves in a mirror; 24 for they look at themselves and, on going away, immediately forget what they

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@ejoelwatts on Deconversion & Why People Leave the Church/Faith

My friend, Joel, posted this quote on his blog: Testimonials at sites like ExChristian.net show that people leave religion for a number of reasons, many of which religious leaders have very little control over.  Sometimes, for example, people take one too many science classes. Sometimes they find their faith shattered by the suffering in the

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Sermon Excerpt from 3-25-12: God of Wrath

I am going to post my whole message from today later, but I thought I would share this piece. It’s the “highlight reel.” Here it is: I realized something this week. In fact, it was yesterday, when I was finishing this message. I have always felt like I had to temper my advocacy of God’s

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” God will NOT give you more than you can handle.”

My job often affords me the opportunity to wax theologically/poetically on a wide-range of ideas and issues.  Earlier today, I got a message from a Facebook friend–my reply to which I wanted to share with you.  She had a question for me about how God interacts with us when it comes to trials: Hey there!

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