Tag Archives: God

A Stirring in the Wilderness

In the early ‘70s God was moving in an extraordinary way among young people. Surfers, hippies and agnostic yuppies were finding Christ and becoming passionate about following him. Those of us a bit older who had known the Lord for … Continue reading

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Hope in the Wilderness

Recently I received a word of knowledge from a friend who I’ve come to trust over the past 15 years. He’s a good listener and slow to speak, so I was surprised when he re-directed our conversation to tell me … Continue reading

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Friendship

A good friend was sharing his heart with me concerning his parents who were under going a major crisis touching several areas of their lives. After describing their situation he made a comment that I’ve heard hundreds of times. “You, … Continue reading

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Christianity in Decline

An article published last month in the Pew Research Center observing that fewer people living in the United States call themselves Christians has generated a lot of discussion recently. Atheists and agnostics are on the rise, and ex-Christians now represent … Continue reading

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What is Your Foundation?

What if you came to the conclusion that the Bible is unreliable? How would such knowledge impact your relationship with God? The way you answer that question may identify the foundation of your faith. Although most Christians would agree that … Continue reading

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ISIS, Martys and Western Christianity

In several nations of the world, Christians are facing persecution on an escalating scale. At the forefront in the news are those who have been executed by ISIS. How does this reality impact Western Christians? There are those who take … Continue reading

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The Last Church Strategy

Among the many and varied forms of the Christian religion, three are fairly common, though most brands include some aspects of the following generalizations. One group is skillful at turning descriptive narratives from the scriptures into prescriptions for effective ways … Continue reading

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Is Jesus Enough?

A dear friend whose life reflects many years of devotion to Christ sent me an excellent article he wrote expressing his deep concern for the tendency of so many Christians today to run after frivolous diversions and ridiculous “revelations” toted … Continue reading

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Motive Check

As I reflect back through the years since I first entered into “full time ministry” I am forced to admit that my motives were often not pure. I gave up a good job and stepped out in faith to serve … Continue reading

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Real Church

Stephen Crosby posted a blog awhile ago which included the following: Dr. Alexander set up a scientific experiment in the 1970s which involved a lone rat in a rat cage with two water bottles. One was laced with cocaine and … Continue reading

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