Does Patriotism Have a Place in the American Church?

Were we ever to have such a wedding of the kingdom of God and a kingdom of the Earth anyway? I think it has been a major mistake, and we will see the ramifications of it in our long-term discipleship for the next generation or two in America. 

The Plum Palace: Where Do You Place Your Belief?

This begs the question that transcends automobiles: What conditions dictate your belief? Is your belief in God conditional? We all are answering this question every day by how we live our lives because our beliefs dictate everything – who and what we believe in and why we believe.

The Gospel Is for Now

Jesus made a way for us to have eternal life with God, and he brought vibrant and beautiful life to people in their day-to-day lives.

Reflections from My Plantation Visit

It occurred to me in the midst of my reflections that we all construct God in the image we need him to take on to justify things we want to continue to do, believe and participate in. These might not be practices like the wretchedness of slavery, but they are wretched practices nonetheless in the eyes of our creator.

Is Jesus the Center or Boundary of Your Theology?

A centered-set theology focuses on Jesus being the object of pursuit, study and attention in developing doctrines in the context of a relationship with Jesus and fellow Christians.

Book Review: ‘Becoming a Just Church’ by Adam Gustine

Does a church have to choose if it must focus on evangelism or justice in its community? Adam Gustine answers this question in his new book, ‘Becoming a Just Church.’

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Does Patriotism Have a Place in the American Church?

Were we ever to have such a wedding of the kingdom of God and a kingdom of the Earth anyway? I think it has been a major mistake, and we will see the ramifications of it in our long-term discipleship for the next generation or two in America. 

read more

The Plum Palace: Where Do You Place Your Belief?

This begs the question that transcends automobiles: What conditions dictate your belief? Is your belief in God conditional? We all are answering this question every day by how we live our lives because our beliefs dictate everything – who and what we believe in and why we believe.

read more

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Holistic Counseling: Why Is It Important?

A holistic form of counseling–one that looks at body, soul and spirit–will not only work to correct unhealthy thinking, but seek to determine whether the causes are physical and/or spiritual.

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