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September 13, 2018

The Problem is Not with Social Justice

In a recent post, Ariel chimed in about the recent statement on social justice and the gospel and why she signed it. I want to provide my take on it, which is a bit different from hers and I initially…
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ChurchCurrent EventsEthnicity/CultureUncategorized
September 9, 2018

My Reasons for Signing The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel

The recent Social Justice and the Gospel statement has caused a great stir within the body of Christ. There are assumptions that those who created it or signed it are racists or contributors to racism, or simply naïve. So far,…
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Church
July 24, 2018

A Body of One

“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!” – Psalm 133:1 (NASB) For most professing Christians in America, the religion we practice is such a relatively comfortable and nonthreatening experience that we often…
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Church
July 22, 2018

The Partiality that Gets a Pass

I’m currently going through the book of Matthew and paused at this passage; Whoever receives you receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. The one who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive…
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ChurchEthnicity/CultureHistory
April 15, 2018

The Noose of History

It's been quite a week on social media in the aftermath of the MLK50 Conference sponsored by The Gospel Coalition. As the conference title suggests, the main thrust of the conference was to sponsor, if you will, Dr. King's clarion…
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ChurchPodcasts
March 28, 2018

Two Theological Journey’s

  In Episode 5, Ariel and Lisa share their theological experiences. With Lisa's Word of Faith and Ariel's Jehovah's Witness/secular backgrounds, this episode is sure to provide hope to the weary theological traveler. For many, the doctrines of grace do…
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ChurchTheology
February 14, 2018

To Lent or Not to Lent: A Family Journey

2018 Update: I wrote much of this blog post in 2014 when we were members of an Acts 29 church back in Bellingham, Washington. Currently, we are in San Diego and now part of an SBC church that does not…
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ChurchCurrent EventsUncategorized
January 11, 2018

a repost: what will you do?

I wrote this nearly two years ago prior to the T4G 2014 conference. A shadow was cast upon that event because of an alleged coverup of child molestation by the leaders of Sovereign Grace Ministries. The person in question was…
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