Monthly Archives: May 2012

Originally posted on stanbritton.com:
When you view marriage as a set of expectations and responsibilities, you’ll get unhappy quickly. That’s what happens when you see marriage as a contract and not a covenant.  In a contract, when you don’t…

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Some pictures…

Originally posted on "The heavens are telling of the glory of God; and their expanse is declaring the work of his hands." Psalm 19:1:
Psalm 139:14-16 “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.…

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A pastor’s open apology to homosexuals

I serve as Assistant Pastor of a church in Kentucky.  I have served churches in three other states over the last 12 years.  In one of those, I led in church discipline over unrepentant sexual sin, it was homosexual in … Continue reading

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Can I ask a question at church? Uh, NO!!

This post will conclude a review of the 6 reasons people state they leave the church at about age 15.  These findings were a result of Barna’s research The reasons are Reason #1 – Churches seem overprotective. Reason #2 – … Continue reading

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10 Signs of an inwardly focused church

Thom Rainer  speaks candidly about his observations of an inwardly focused church,     … churches can lose their outward focus and become preoccupied with the perceived needs and desires of the members. Dollars spent and time expended can quickly … Continue reading

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Church is for people like us….and only like us.

According to Barna, at about age 15, people are leaving churches in record numbers.  This must cause us to evaluate what we are doing in our churches, in light of the 6 reasons 20/30 somethings gave below,  each reason is … Continue reading

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So, should I have sex, or go to church?

So, should I have sex, or go to church? Cause you can’t do both right? Continuing our evaluation of Barna’s research on the 6 reasons people leave church at about age 15. Those are- The reasons are Reason #1 – … Continue reading

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