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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 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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Developing a Biblical Ecclesiology Lecture

My pastor and friend, Alan Knox, gave a lecture to one of Dr. Black’s (of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) classes about how his Ecclesiology was developed. He was able to record the lecture and post it to his website. I listened to it, thought it was great, and wanted to share it with you all….

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Does God Really Care?

The other day I was having a conversation with someone about a comic strip. We were discussing the possibility of God impressing on someones heart to extend the invitation because God was working on someones heart in the audience and that person needed just a little bit longer to make a decision. They asked me…

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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…