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Finding Church – Available for Pre-Order!

At the beginning of the year I was told about a project by Jeremy Myers. He was trying to gather stories from followers of Christ who have left the church, who are switching churches, or who are reform their understanding of “church”. I decided that I would write my own story about leaving the church…

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A Quote form Pagan Christianity – 3

Every Sunday you attend the service to be bandaged and recharged, like all other wounded soldiers. Far too often, however, the bandaging and the recharging never takes place. The reason is quite simple. The New Testament never links sitting through an ossified ritual that we mislabel “church” as having anything to do with spiritual transformation….

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A Quote from Pagan Christianity – 2

Somehow we have been taught to feel holier when we are in “the house of God” and have inherited a pathological dependency upon an edifice to carry out our worship to God. At bottom, the church building has taught us badly about what church is and what it does. It is a contradiction of the…

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A Quote from Pagan Christianity – 1

If the truth be told, we Christians never seem to ask why we do what we do. Instead, we blithely carry out our relgious traditions without asking where they came form. Most Christians who claim to uphold the integrity of God’s Word have never sought to see if what they do every Sunday has any…

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Why Go?

I recently had my 28th birthday. I received some money and decided to spend it at Amazon.com. I bought The Ultimate Hitchiker’s Guide (Leather Bound Edition). It looks remarkably like a Bible. I was sitting around with some friends and family and told them of my new purchase. Joking, I said I was going to…

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Pagan Christianity

If you are an avid blogger then you’ve probably heard about the latest edition of Pagan Christianity by Frank Viola and George Barna. The first edition of Pagan Christianity was written solely by Frank Viola (as far as I know), Barna is included in the second edition. The book, Pagan Christianity, is all about answering…

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Ideal Bible?

I have a question for all my readers… what would your “ideal Bible” look like? For a while I have been desiring certain features in a Bible, such as, Greek and Hebrew along with a solid English translation; perhaps with or without Chapter and Verse divisions; maybe it would have cross references; a single column…