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There were real Christians. That was us. Then there were Catholics and mainline churches and those who were not Pentecostal ...
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Make the World Better

How to Make the World A Better Place

I will be content to die if I know I have sung my whole song. Our songs are the lives ...
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Reasons For Leaving!

  (I wrote this in response to recent blogs written by Thom Schultz about why people are leaving the church. His ...
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Muslims

What Do Muslims, Thomas Jefferson and Leo Tolstoy All Have In Common?

They all believe(d) the Apostle Paul was the great Jesus corrupter. I’m a tad in agreement, but let me explain ...
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Apostle Paul

It’s Too Bad Paul Didn’t Have Facebook

Frustration brings out the vocalist in us. A few of you quiet type B’s may not understand this, but those ...
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Apostle Paul

Paul Gets a Bad Rap

The Apostle Paul that is. He writes a third of what we call the New Testament. I feel sorry for ...
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Religious Muddling

Religious Muddling

I struggle being religious. Maybe I never grew up. Maybe being a youngest child messed with my need to be ...
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Fundamentalism Bondage

The Bondage of Being Right

Many years ago my mother-in-law and I were having a conversation that has impacted me to this day. I don’t ...
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Wisdom vs Fundamentalism

Living Well in the Gray

Life is complex and overwhelms us. Answers for living are rarely simple. Black, white, good, bad, right or wrong, seldom ...
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