Category Archives: Baptists

My Bible and my Switchblade

Yesterday, as I dressed and prepared for my day, I went through a pretty standard process of determining how what I wore and carried would assist any situations I would encounter during our family trip to Louisville for a Dr. … Continue reading

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Church Who refused Black wedding…apologizes

Link I for one am very excited to see this release.  It was discussed on other sites that the church “body” was unaware of the actions of a few racist members to move the wedding. Even if this is the … Continue reading

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He won’t send you to a hut in Africa, trust me-Jesus won’t ruin your life…

That was the phrase I heard as I listened to a preacher a few weeks ago.  Ironically, it was also the day before my sister, Kayla, left for South Sudan-Africa.  So it really stuck with me, did Jesus ruin her … Continue reading

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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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