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When God Dies and Where People Live

What does a theologian do when death is in the air? I’m not there yet. But in the midst of death, when it’s fresh on my mind because it’s affected the community around me due to the loss of a

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When We Need Power Less

Never stop learning about Jesus.

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Some out of context thoughts about the Spirit, being human, and first person experience

But, to keep the examples general enough for our questions in focus here, it is Moltmann who provides clearer words to illustrate how the Spirit plays in giving this holistic dimension a voice. In his book, The Source of Life,

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What are Christians to do with the OT Law?

He has abolished the law with its commandments and ordinances, that he might create in himself one new humanity in place of the two, thus making peace, and might reconcile both groups to God in one body through the cross,

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Light In Uncertain Times

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Complimentarianism Vs Egalitarinism and their place in the Bible

The Gospel’s stance on gender is to establish a common sharing of origins and derivative characteristics in relationship to the Father, through the Son, by the Spirit. Christ calls all to be reestablished into the family of God by accepting

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What Did Jesus Mean in Matthew 7:6?

Ever try to preach Matthew 7:6?… It’s one of Jesus’ famous “hard sayings.” Here’s what he said, “do not give what is holy to dogs; and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under foot

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εὐαγγέλιον

The first verse of the gospel of Mark in the Greek looks like this: “Ἀρχὴ τοῦ εὐαγγελίου Ἰησοῦ χριστοῦ.” Notice anything interesting about it structurally? What I notice is that at the center is the word that we translate as

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Why good leadership pisses you off-whether or not they’re right or wrong

I’m evangelical. I make no qualms about that. It’s who I am and is the place I’m most comfortable in. So when I see evangelical leaders, like Mark Driscoll for example, get lambasted in the media I have this guttural

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Elbib’s Story

Elbib’s Story Hi, my name is Elbib. Let me tell you a brief story about the fragility of the universe, any universe, and all of them really. I’m going to assume you know a little history from the last 3,000

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