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The Fire that Fueled the Reformation

In commemoration of Reformation Day, October 31, 1517, the day on which Martin Luther nailed to the church door his 95 complaints against the Roman Catholic Church, comes this short, but relevant article: http://www.tms.edu/preachersandpreaching/the-fire-that-fueled-the-reformation/

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Keep Portland Weird

Portland, Oregon, is the largest major city near to where I live. The un-official motto of the City of Portland is “Keep Portland Weird”; from city sanctioned “naked bike rides” through parks, to a twice-elected mayor who is a homosexual … Continue reading

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Harlotry in the Local Church

It seems that the evangelical church is struggling with an identity crisis.  There is an incredible desire to find “relevance” in a secular society.  The small prophetic book of Hosea has a serious warning to every pastor and parishioner. Hosea … Continue reading

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Prayer Evangelism

At prayer meetings in many churches you’ll hear this request: Pray that so-and-so will be saved. There is nothing inherently wrong with such a request … except to say that it is not a request you find more or  suggested … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Salvation

For those who know me, I’ve never been a man to shy away from controversy, whether it’s political or theological.  Honest questions are never a threat to truth.  So here’s an honest challenge regarding conventional American churchianity, if you are … Continue reading

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