Monthly Archives: August 2011

ReThinking Church, Part 5 – Biblical Conversions

The greatest missing element we witness today within the local church is the lack of actual biblical conversions. We have committed flesh, rock star leaders, motivational speakers, talented musicians, dedicated workers, religious skits and plays. In all of this we … Continue reading

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Calvinism and Arminianism…Enemies or Brothers?

Calvinism and Arminianism…Enemies or Brothers? I love theology… everything about it. The spiritual pursuit of biblical balance by studying and evaluating various verses relating to sound doctrine ignites a passion for truth every time I engage in it. However, as … Continue reading

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ReThinking Church, Part 4 – Flexibility of Meeting Places

A huge advantage we see when we look at the New Testament model of church is their flexibility of meeting places or locations. As we saw in a previous post, it was illegal for the early Christians to build facilities … Continue reading

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Four Roads to Calvary

Down at the crossroads….a popular statement used mainly when someone is giving directions. The same can be said about Calvary. It is a cross-road given to us for directions for understanding our need of forgiveness and God’s offer of salvation. This … Continue reading

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What Kind of Leaders Are We Creating?

I’m finding a very sad pattern emerging. I have been blogging and tweeting fairly regularly since March of 2011. Since that time, I have friended and followed many leaders and pastors, including very young ones. Now, I love the excitement … Continue reading

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ReThinking Church, Part 3 – People are God’s Building

We saw in Part 2 that, according to the NT model and mindset, the term church never referred to a physical location or building. We saw that permanent physical worship facilities were non existent in the early church for multiple … Continue reading

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The ‘Deaconized’ Pastor

John is a young man who responds to the call of God. The excitement of finally surrendering to the Lord’s will for his life is beyond containment. He spends years preparing and submitting to training for the work ahead and … Continue reading

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When Jesus is Silent

She cried out in desperate need. Her life was dangling on the precipice of hopelessness and despair. This world could offer her neither relief or help…Jesus was her last hope. And yet we read, “…he did not answer her a … Continue reading

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