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A Heretic’s Prayer

God, You are so Holy, I hope for the day when you make the Earth like Heaven. I desire so much to do your will and I ask that you feed us and protect me, my family, and The Family from the temptations of the devil. Help us all forgive, just as you forgave us,…

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Integrity in Ministry – By Dr. Akin – Part 2

Let me first say that this is not an attack on Dr. Akin. I personally think that Dr. Akin is a great guy. I truly believe that he wants what he thinks is best for all Christians/Southern Baptists. This critique of his email is merely an attempt to put out a different perspective. My perspective…

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Integrity in Ministry – By Dr. Akin – Part 1

A few days ago I received an email sent to all students, staff, and alumni of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The email from Dr. Akin was an essay concerning Integrity in Ministry. In Part 1 of this post I am merely going to attach this email. Afterwards, I would love to hear what everyone else…

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Thoughts on a Christian Nation…

From time to time we all hear about the United States of America being a “Christian Nation.” Many Muslim terrorist hate the U.S. because they believe it is a Christian Nation. Many U.S. citizens desire the U.S. to become a true Christian Nation. Many U.S. citizens believe the U.S. is already a Christian Nation. There…

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Christians and the Government – Conclusion

Over the past few weeks I have written on the topic of Christians and the Government. In these posts I discussed my current (and ever changing) views about how I feel Christians should interact within their governments (specifically dealing with American Christians). If you have kept up with these posts you would have noticed that…

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Christians and the Court – Part 7

The United States has three branches of government, the Executive branch which is administered by the President. The President enforces the laws that the Legislative branch makes. There is the legislative branch is also know as the Congress. The Congress makes the laws of the U.S. The congress is divided into two parts, the House…

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Christians and the Pledge – Part 6

As a child, every morning in school, I stood up with all my classmates and we put our hands over our hearts and in unison recited the Pledge of Allegiance. Only the hippy outcast types refused to say the pledge. I remember seeing one teacher’s blood boil every time time this one girl refused to…