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Ed Stetzer and the Nuance of Rick Warren

nu·ance/ˈn(y)o͞oˌäns/ Noun: A subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound. Verb: Give nuances to. Synonyms: shade – hue – tint – tinge – tincture – tone – shading If there should be one thing that is apparent to any real Christian these days, that has even an elementary knowledge of God’s Holy […]

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An Urgent Inquiry into the Nature of the Church

  I have written in the past how I came to understand that most of what we see exhibited as the “Church” in the world is not the Church the Holy Spirit has revealed through the pages of the New Testament. Any honest perusal of those pages will show plainly that there is no similarity between […]

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Pioneering the Truth

  The thoughts within our heads move in certain trained ways which make it easy for us to jump to conclusions or make assumptions. For instance I assume that when I use the word “God” that everyone understands that I mean the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, […]

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The Garden of Eden, and After

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Where do we start an examination of “truth,” well, at the beginning would be a good place, so let’s go back to Genesis and the Garden of Eden. The common story of the “beginning” seems to always start and finish with the disobedience of eating the forbidden fruit. That is all well and good, but […]

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Humanism and the Christian

  How often have you heard someone say, Awhat in the world are you waiting for?@ Deep down in the substrata of this little question rest the essence of nearly all the problems that plague the Church and the world.   This phrase is really a test of our allegiance. Is there an emotional, psychological, […]

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A Christian Test of Honesty

    I am not a doctor, philosopher, or psychologist, but I have discovered a few things about honesty that I would like to share with you.   Honesty, as a Christian spiritual virtue is nearly non-existent today. Hear me out and I think you will agree.   Honesty has several different facets. When we […]

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His Word is His Bond

  In a time, not so long ago, a man of character would be referred to as a man of his word. It might be said of him, “His word is his bond”. This was the era, now gone, when it was a compliment to call some one God-fearing.  Now is the era of the likeable […]

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What Color is Your Truth? Part 2

    What Color is Your Truth?   Part 2   Buy truth, and do not sell it; and as a bonus get wisdom, instruction, and understanding.  Proverbs 23:23   Why does truth even matter? We throw the word around as if it is important, but rarely even consider the futility of the search. Yet, […]

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A Little Bit About Hell, and Rob Bell; Chapter 3, Love Wins

  Rob Bell is obviously not one of those to whom the truth has been revealed, and has found it necessary to rely on his own “reason” to try and de-code Bible mysteries.  Rob’s results are laughable since he overlooks the evident simplicity of “truth.” When Jesus spoke, many misunderstood Him, because He would use […]

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What Color is Your Truth?

    part 1     What color is your truth?   Think for a moment of how many “truths,” there are said to exist…………O.K. times up. No one can possibly know how many! Did you come up with a number; did you even try? It could easily be said that there are as many […]