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Pastor Suggests, “Jesus Died for Nothing”

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If Jesus’s death will ultimately benefit everyone, does that cheapen grace? Was his death for nothing? Come find out…

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Evolution of Truth

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One man’s truth is another man’s heresy. In fact, for many all of us, many of our truths of yesterday are our heresies of today. Let me elaborate from my own life examples. When I was a little kid, like 4, I believed in the Boogie Monster. It didn’t help matters that my older brother played it up big! As I got a little older and shed my fear of the Boogie Monster, something far more foreboding replaced it. Read more…

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We’re Killing Our Brothers

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I’m appalled at our behavior. Well, maybe you haven’t been as bad as me, or maybe you haven’t been as bad as so so many Christians I’ve encountered, but most of us need a good kick in the rear today.
Let me start from the beginning. Exactly a year ago, I wrote an article on homosexuality for Crosswalk.com entitled, “Homosexuality: Can I Blame My Genes?” This was right after Ray Boltz came out of the closet with his confession that shocked evangelical America…

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Anatomy of Desire

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Food and sex. Now that I got your attention…I spend a lot of time thinking what drives people, especially since I’ve personally been driven by cycles of addiction at times in my life. I spend a lot of time thinking about why people want to consume so deeply, when in the end, they end up being the one consumed…

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The Old Me Wants Pizza…and Sin!

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Interestingly, they say you often crave the foods you're allergic to (that's right all you chocoholics!). That's bad because you really want what doesn't want you. And when you end up eating whatever you're allergic to, it's like putting a little dose of poison in your body and, over time, it wears down your system. Hmmm. I feel a spiritual analogy coming on…

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Are you Carrying A Dead Guy Around?

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In New Testament times, capital punishment was sometimes carried out by tying a murder victim’s body directly onto the perpetrator’s back. That way wherever he went he was literally weighed down by his crime, with no way to escape the stench of decomposing flesh. Eventually the bacteria-filled corpse infected him too and he died an agonizing death. Find out what we can learn from this morbid practice.

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