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Old Stuff – Confessing Corporate Sin

Here’s number two in the Old Stuff: ———————- Here is Round #2 with respect to some theological/church wanderings of my mind… Recently, Nehemiah 1 has been the source of some intense thought for me, and although I haven’t developed the thought to its end, I thought I would share where God has been leading me. The primary challenge […]

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Old Stuff – Subjecting Logic to Scripture

I found some old posts from the family blog that I thought I would re-run here, so here’s the first from April of 2007. —————– As I have continued to engage Systematic Theology, I have realized how my questioning of the process of salvation, or any other doctrinal matter, tends to be from an attitude of skepticism […]

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pine cove fun

we spent new years at pine cove’s woods camp, and it has been an excellent way to ring in 2009. i’ve been able to make some headway on j i packer’s knowing god (thought provoking), reflect on marriage over the last year, and have some excellent family time while making new friends. all in all, […]

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unChristian 4

Chapter 4 in unChristian–titled “Get Saved”–processes through the outsiders’ perception that Christians are far more preoccupied with saving souls than caring for people. “Only one-third of young outsiders believe that Christians genuinely care about them (34 percent)…showing genuine interest in someone is hard to fake” ~Page 69 The path to genuine care for an individual […]

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Cultural Mandate and Renewal

I enjoyed these challenging thoughts from the 9Marks blog on the Cultural Mandate specifically as they pertain to the Christian’s and the Church’s engagement in culture making/redemption.  As a result of The Austin Stone’s Fall 2008 Vision Series, I have been wrestling a lot with these concepts, and have enjoyed learning a variety of different […]