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Are Atheists Smarter and Humbler?

In this article over at the Washington Post, Herb Silverman of the Secular Coalition of America writes as a distinguished mathematician and author of his autobiography entitled Candidate Without a Prayer: An Autobiography of a Jewish Atheist in the Bible Belt. He cites a study that reports a lower religiosity among those with a higher […]

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Polyamory – Gospel Assailant

Polyamory is the practice of having simultaneous intimate relationships with more than one person at a time, with the knowledge and consent of all partners. The BBC article (find it here) that contains this definition shows us a picture of four people in five relationships amongst themselves. Yes, the first thought is probably something in […]

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Am I Called to this Church?

Not to rehash old wounds, but the Scott Phillips news blunder (see my earlier post here) brings another question into the light that is definitely worth discussing. Phillips said that he and his family were called to another church. We hear this kind of language all the time. So, what Biblical precedent do we see […]

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When the Church Cannibalizes

Recently, an article was published in the local Montgomery Advertiser (find it here) entitled “Football coach loses job for not going to church at East Memorial”. Yahoo jumped on the story shortly after with its own article (see it here) entitled “Alabama state champion coach and AD fired for being a member of the wrong […]

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The Poorest of Poor

I think it will be good to begin this blog series with a discussion of what poor actually is. After all, if you drop from a $400k job to a $100k, you might consider yourself poor. Or maybe we are quick to characterize someone as poor in the pitiful sense, “That poor baby…” But how […]

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Good Morning World

It isn’t for me to wake and see A life worth going and living For such is filled with hurt Unpleasant, short and curt But once awakened from within Life took a turn towards Christ And Christ gives joy and hope and peace Great mercies and great grace So now the dingy, nasty world If […]

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Read This!

Guys, what are you doing to live pleasing and fruitful lives before God? To help, I’ve gathered some books that I’m either going to read or have already read that you need to pick up. I’m even going to give away one of these books this Fall! Im calling this the Read This! Giveaway. I […]

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The Divided Human Race

I know that there are several other resources that we can go to on this subject, but I’d like to approach the issue of racial separation in light of the Zimmerman trial. First, I have no opinion about the trial itself, nor will I be speaking to that. I was not there, nor do I […]

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Five Lessons learned at SBC2013

I know we only have one day of convention behind us, but certain thing have already come to the forefront as worth living, learning, and sharing. So here we go: Mission is Essential As believers we must be on mission both locally and otherwise. Not just because we should, but because it is pleasing to […]

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