Some decidedly practical stuff

Social Media and the Church

“With great power comes great responsibility.”   — Uncle Ben Parker to Peter Parker (Spiderman) “The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the mouth of the upright delivers them.”   — Proverbs 12:6 “I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every […]

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The Bible and Alcoholic Beverages

The Bible And Alcoholic Beverages originally found here   I. IntroductionII. EthicsIII. The Different Positions On The Use Of Alcoholic BeveragesIV. Biblical Teaching On The Use Of Alcoholic BeveragesV. The Five Scenarios RevisitedBibliography      © 1995 Greg L. Price I. Introduction   The church of Jesus Christ is greatly divided […]

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God is Faithful

Psalm 37: 23 The steps of a man are established by the LORD, when he delights in his way; 24 though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the LORD upholds his hand. 25 I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the […]

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The Face of Persecution

Is persecution as pervasive, or scarce, as some say? Are Christians having a rough time of it in general? What does the face of persecution look like in the 21 century? R. Andrew Chesnut, Professor of Religious Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University and writer for the Huffington Post, would have […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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State vs Church

In a recent article, some are pushing the idea that separation of church and state extends to the use of school buildings by churches. As a church planter, this is a hot topic. I know several churches that had their start in school buildings. But the real question is how […]

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