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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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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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Childlike or Childish?

My grandson is one year old and, for the record, the best looking, cutest, most intelligent, and sweetest little guy ever born. Ok, now that I’ve got thousands of parents and grandparents who are ready to back up their disagreement … Continue reading

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Spiritual Nature

Young people are taught astral projection and communication with the dead. The spirit of Old Testament prophets channels through itinerant “spiritual giants” with unique anointings. A group of people repeat a single mantra for two hours. Sound like something out … Continue reading

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Under His Influence

So how does God influence our culture through us? Did religion or your own weaknesses ever make you feel like the opposite was true? Continue reading

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Living Free

Freedom was always a big deal to me. Being raised in the country by parents who trusted God to take care of their children, I was allowed to explore the wilderness from day break to sundown when school wasn’t in … Continue reading

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Loren’s Blog

I’ve found in my life I’m much more encouraged by the person who has similar struggles as I do and openly shares them than I am by the spiritual giant with all the answers.  I can relate to a human … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fantasy

A new study published in the British Medical Journal finds that one in 200 American women claims to have experienced a virgin pregnancy, a’ la the Virgin Mary. 31% of the 7,850 women involved who said they had become pregnant … Continue reading

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Programmed or Spirit Led?

“What? Are you telling me you actually heard God speak to you?!”  That was the response of one Christian to a casual comment made by a friend of mine the other day when chatting about discerning God’s will. My friend … Continue reading

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Building Blocks

One of the common experiences of people who’ve left religious institutions is to feel as though “I need to be doing something more than I am, moving forward in some (defined) direction.” Continue reading

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