Category Archives: The Church Today

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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Who is like the beast, and who can fight against it?

Like it or not, sports is the public deity of choice to worship for Americans.  Frankly, few could argue that there is not more emotion, financial investment, declaration of loyalty, and willingness to endure non-ideal weather and seating conditions for … Continue reading

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Porn is bad for you and good for me…a Grey area.

Or at least that seems to be the logical ends to “50 Shades of Grey”. 50 Shades of Grey is the latest soccer mom sexual thriller.  So is erotic literature healthy for Christians? My question is,  “Is extramarital erotica healthy … 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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