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Things I Think…

1. The Southern Baptist Convention held a big conference on church abuse last week. Prominent victim advocates spoke and Boz Tchividjian thundered like an Old Testament prophet. What will change now? Nothing. Abusive churches...

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Innocence Lost : Duane W. H. Arnold, PhD

Innocence Lost There was a time when civility mattered and was valued.  I was reminded of this when a friend brought up an article that I had written for Christianity Today back in 1982. ...

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Prayer & Praise

Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in continual godliness, that through your protection it may be free from all adversities, and devotedly serve you in good works, to the glory of your Name;...

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It’s Time To Do Something About PFM

This post from “It’s Time To Do Something” was too important to be stuck in the comments. As I was asked by: ‘Enough is really enough’ on September 15, 2019 at 8:29 pm regarding...

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TGIF

A couple weeks ago, Smokey decided he lived here, not just ate here. I knew that because after eating his dinner just outside the door, he strolled in, jumped on the bed, and went...

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How Do You Decide?

Last time I looked there were 20,000-33,000 different Protestant denominations. Then there are the three main players globally…The Roman Catholics, the Orthodox, and the Anglicans. Lutherans prefer a separate category and I’m pleased to...

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Linkathon!

Two deaths and a parking lot… Is paradox something good in Christian doctrine? We need to talk about porn… In praise of the churches substance over style… Daring to doubt… Why isn’t God more...

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Flags

It was two years ago today, Oct. 1, 2017, Las Vegas People were doing what we do. Some were performing live music, others listening. A single gunman opened fire on the crowd. 58 killed,...