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Radical Grace/The Lutheran Difference

Aug 12, 2018

Just because someone can do a mashup of say, the Bee Gees and AC/DC, doesn't mean they should. That's true of Law and Gospel as well. One doesn't simply mash up law and Gospel.

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Pope delivers some new bull on capital punishment, Willow Creek implosion drama ripples across the evangelical stage,...


Aug 7, 2018

Continuing the talk on Discipleship, the old Samurai saying, "Cry in the Dojo; Laugh in the Battlefield" comes up. There's truth in that for us Christians, because the reason many of us fall on the Battlefield is because we don't train for the Battle.

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Americans don’t attend church and Pew research asks why?,...


Jul 29, 2018

After the usual problems people have in defining "discipleship" have cropped up again, Pastor Gary felt that we needed to help clear up the fog that surrounds this topic.

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Franklin Graham’s event going on despite LGBT backlash in England, Christian waiter fired after admitting to perpetrating a hoax,...


Jul 22, 2018

In our pre-show discussions, Pastor Gary and I realized that the pattern of the "Church Growth" movement followed the pattern of another unique American institution, and it seems to explain an interesting aspect of what's happening to the Church these days.

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Obituary data reveals church attendance adds years...


Jul 15, 2018

Doesn't it seem like the Church at large is circling the wagons these days? Pastor Gary has an alternative to sticking our heads in the ground, plus:

 

Episcopal Church weighs gender language for the Book of Common Prayer, Rescued soccer team has Hollywood salivating, Philippine President calling for the most awesome...