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Baa Baa Black Sheep

When I think of sheep, I think of peaceful creatures, grazing nicely in the pasture. White ones, that is. Black ones jump around not so peacefully because they are rebels, in my head anyways. Remember Ralph E. Wolf trying to…

When is sin, sin?

The Original Sin photo by Paul Hocksenar

When is sin, sin? A local church has recently been the victim of embezzlement. Not just a few bucks for coffee, but of thousands and thousands of dollars. They plan on forgiving the sinner with a “truly repentant” heart and…

Dream a little dream

I believe that the Lord chats with us in all sorts of ways. Dreams are still one of them. Although this has nothing to do with my recent “financial bondage” revelation, I thought I’d share this anyways. I’m sitting at…

Neither Do I Condemn You.

The story of the adulterous woman in John 7:53–8:11 raises important questions: How were the Scriptures preserved centuries before the printing press? Is the text we have original? Is the account even true? While most evangelical scholars agree that the…

Shaken not Stirred

Surely you have heard the term, “Shaken, not stirred.” The terminology has been widely used to refer to personal preference over how an alcoholic beverage is prepared. I do not condone alcoholic drinking and personally believe in full abstinence from anything that has the power to alter our mind or how we think under its influence.

How to Study the Bible

How to Study the Bible from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit Simply reading the Bible is not the same as studying. Christianity holds that the Bible is the divine word of God and therefore deserves…