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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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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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“The Church ignores science….so I left”

Reasons people leave church about age 15- The reasons are Reason #1 – Churches seem overprotective. Reason #2 – Teens’ and twentysomethings’ experience of Christianity is shallow. Reason #3 – Churches come across as antagonistic to science. Reason #4 – … Continue reading

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