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Matt needs more Jesus...just like you. He writes to encourage thinking and the expansion of the Kingdom

I’m so spiritual, I don’t obey half the Bible…

and I kinda look down on you for trying to. Ok, I usually don’t say it this way, nor do my friends.  Usually, it’s something along the lines of.. “keep the big things the big things” or worse… “The gospel … Continue reading

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Legally Drinking Gay Wine

Many people were shocked and outraged as it was announced that Kim Davis was jailed yesterday. Moreover, it was not a sentence; as a law needs to be broken, a crime committed; to receive a “sentence”. Kim is held, until … Continue reading

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Born in the Briar Patch

This morning, as I type before many are awake, there are a few who never slept.  Those I’m thinking of were the ones who went through another South Mississippi tornado-and cleaned up all night.  This time hitting USM (THE University … Continue reading

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Originally posted on reflections of Matt Stevens:
Rainer identifies 10 reasons churches don’t reach the unchurched…Over the next few weeks I’ll contend that this also relates to their death.   ASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) — I am often amused when I…

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Why Everything you think you know about Islam might be wrong…

In the wake of the embassy attacks, phrases like “terrorists”, “Muslims”, “Followers of Islam” are once again being used to clump all Arabs and Muslims together, which kicks us off- 1. All Arabs are not Muslims, and all Muslims are … Continue reading

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Great thoughts from a local pastor!! Proud to serve a small church.

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10 reasons we have not reached the unchurched

Rainer identifies 10 reasons churches don’t reach the unchurched…Over the next few weeks I’ll contend that this also relates to their death.   ASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) — I am often amused when I hear myself identified as an expert in … Continue reading

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