Category Archives: Discipleship

Notes on “The Abolition of Man”

Chapter One: Men Without Chests Bruce Jenner says of his condition, “I just couldn’t continue living a lie.” What he means is that he perceives his physical, birth gender to be a lie. That perception implies that the truth lies … Continue reading

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Over These Prison Walls

I feel like, and have felt for a long time, that the church has been imprisoned by its own walls. That through its history, the church has created a prison fortress that has defined it since the beginning of the … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Your Happiness, Dammit

I recently read an article about, “The Gospel of Happiness.” No disrespect to Joel Osteen, but if happiness is your goal in life, then you’ve missed the boat entirely. In fact, your religion is Hedonism, no matter how thickly you … Continue reading

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This Valentine’s Day Beware a Cold Heart

I was saved in a Baptist church and blessed to find myself under the tutelage of one of the finest Bible scholars I have ever heard. In that atmosphere, as a young Christian, I was happy to accept whatever doctrine … Continue reading

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Speaking of Suffering

2 Chronicles 15:5 “And in those times there was no peace to the one who went out, nor to the one who came in, but great turmoil was on all the inhabitants of the lands. 6-7 So nation was destroyed … Continue reading

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A Season of Suffering

“Do you not comprehend that, as you stand on the Earth, you are standing at the very conjunction of Heaven and Hell, the gate of which lies before you.” (B. James Wilson, “Kingdom of Light“)   Who among you, who … Continue reading

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Taking Responsibility

Genesis 3:9-13 Then the Lord God called to Adam and said to him, “Where are you?” Then he said, “I heard your voice in the garden and I was afraid, so I hid, because I was naked.” And He said, … Continue reading

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