The day I agreed with Satan

I’m also ready for a superstar Jesus.

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‘We admitted we were powerless’

Lives are changed by listening to the wisdom of people who deal daily with someone who is addicted.

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The commandment (most) Baptists break

And it’s not adultery or stealing.

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You can do something about declining Christian influence

But by listening, respecting and loving, not by upbraiding and chastising.

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RG3, false persecution and Christianity

At times, it will be inconvenient to be a Christian, but that’s no reason to skew the truth.

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‘He Tells Me I Am His Own?’ Maybe …

As numbers of persons distance themselves from the nurture and evangelical witness of the church, now what?

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HIPPA and church prayer requests

Medical privacy laws may not legally apply to congregations, but they ought to honor it.

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Finding God in the in-between times

The waiting game may be stressful, but there’s plenty of grace there.

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Life by the clock or life by the compass?

Do you actually believe you can build the kingdom, and do it by the end of the month?

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Forever asking, what’s the next right thing?

Because, biblically speaking, there are no good old days.

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The new apostasy: Staying put

To be apostate in North America today means to remain unmoving and static.

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Stop making sense

Instead live life gratefully, faithfully, hopefully, boldly, and even a little recklessly.

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Figuring out a life of prayer

The latest turn in the journey reveals something significant.

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Two odd little words: the LGBT issue, part 11 (Revised)

A rewriting of the substance of Tuesday's column on the interpretation of 1 Corinthians 6:9 and 1 Timothy 1:10, with gratitude to readers for helpful feedback.

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The Ebola crisis: watch your language

How we express ourselves matters.

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Here’s to God!

Our new congregation had Heineken in the serving line and two bottles of wine at every table.

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Shallow congregations only take off their shoes and socks

What does it take to become fully immersed?

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Fearing the ‘other’

Perfect love casts out fear, if we have the courage to forgive rather than retaliate.

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Crisis or opportunity in a world where the Mayberrys have disappeared

This is where being the presence of Christ becomes an adventure.

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Say goodbye to post-racial America, if it ever existed

Now the hard work begins.

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