Category: Front Page Posts

Why Discernment Has Disappeared

RandyWhite

I am continually frustrated that Christians, even pastors and theologians, seem to have an overwhelming inability to discern the times. The Christian world is continually making false assumptions about reality, then making decisions based upon those assumptions. A continued downward spiral is the only result.

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The Safe Side

Walker Moore - book

I grew up in a generation that didn’t have car seats. We either sat still in the back seat or our father would blindly flail his arms our way, trying to smack a kid or two while repeating, “Don’t make me pull this car over!” When our kids were growing up, they had something we called a car seat, but it looked more like a plastic box with a small mattress tucked inside and a NASCAR racing harness attached.

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Three Principles for Becoming a More Productive Ministry Leader

BraxtonHunter

To my right was Roy Fish, Professor of Evangelism at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. To my left was a seasoned veteran of evangelism. Both of these well-dressed men seemed enthusiastic about the event. Both of them had previously been asked to serve in this same capacity many times. I had not. Why was I so disinterested?

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Living Saints Forgotten

Ammons

As a Church we spend much time in prayer before and during the partaking of the Lord’s Supper. We prepare our hearts for this worship of our God. We make sure that we are all following the guidelines for partaking of this Supper. We ask that all who partake are believers in Christ Jesus. We ask that they have made a public profession of faith through baptism.

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The Wise Thief

JohnMann

The story of the thief on the cross has often been filled with speculation, which has distracted from a true understanding of Luke’s purpose of including the event in the gospel that bears his name. Perhaps the controversial, even violent, Eastern theologian Theophilus of Alexandria aids our understanding in his most famous homily and Eastern classic, and perhaps self-reflective “The Wise Thief”.

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