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So American — Assigning Value Numbers to People

In the U.S., we pride ourselves on being a classless society, but we’re really not. We have our Hollywood idols, our political royalty, our Silicon Valley Influencers, and a selection of Instagram celebrities who are famous because . . . … Continue reading

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How To Leave Church, Properly, without Mistakes

You can be sure that, if there is anything you want learn how to do, there is a book written on it. You can also be sure that most of the self-assistance books (especially the ones that trumpet beingĀ “Everything You … Continue reading

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How to Recognize a False Prophet

“Many false prophets will appear and deceive many people.” (Matthew 24:11) Recently I ran across a blog from a mega-pastor who was refuting the teachings of another mega-pastor. Mega-Pastor B, the apostate, had some decent things to say about grace, … Continue reading

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When Christian Leaders Say, “Jump!” Do We Leap?

“If any of you is lacking in wisdom, ask God, who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly, and it will be given you.” James 1:5 For many years, my literary junk food was celebrity people magazines. Once every two weeks … Continue reading

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Following Christ, not Human Figureheads

For no other reason than that I don’t want to be cranky and unhappy, I try to go through life not getting too exasperated by annoying issues, but the other day, I snapped. It was with extreme irritation that I … Continue reading

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Christians: The Extraordinary Voice of the Ordinary Person

Within Christianity, there are many many voices telling us all sorts of things: how to pray, how to not pray, how to read the Bible and with what study resource, how we should vote, whom we should hate or be … Continue reading

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The Christian Obsession with “Ministry”

Many Christians, especially in church settings, focus — obsess — about finding their ministry, and they pore through 1 Corinthians 12 searching for suggestions: “Do I have faith? or a message of wisdom? I’m pretty sure I don’t have the … Continue reading

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