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bro-smith-sgs's picture
Apr.08.2014
Oh Sin, Where is your Sting? Oh Death, Where is your Victory? In such a spirit I will always live! My spiritual friend, why are you discouraged at this time?  Note that this title is taken form Colossians. I have always found this verse a resounding voice of support beyond compare. Is it...
phil-naessens's picture
Feb.28.2014
  Until this week I’d never heard of Robin Thicke or Paula Patton. I guess I live under a rock or something because apparently these two are “famous”. After my curiosity was piqued I decided to find out who these two actually were and this seems to be a story of a young man’s stupidity and a...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Jun.09.2013
“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God!” Yes, that WAS the title of a sermon given by Jonathan Edwards in the 18th century. The title has changed over the years; the message has remained the same. You are a sinner.To be a sinner is bad.Jesus suffered God’s anger so your sins could be covered.If...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Apr.26.2013
The question: Is there a sin God will not forgive? What did Jesus mean by these words? In Mark 3:28-29, Jesus says, “I promise you that any of the sinful things you say or do can be forgiven, no matter how terrible those things are. But if you speak against the Holy Spirit, you can never be...
SFKaufman's picture
Feb.09.2013
I have long pondered the ideas of redemption and salvation: sin and forgiveness. In spite of the vast amount of religious ideals and other faith-based ideologies, it is significantly rare that there has ever been a substantial and realistic result other than asking and begging forgiveness from the...
david-alderman's picture
Aug.06.2012
This week starts my lengthy blog series that will explore the various characters and themes found in my Black Earth novels. My intention is to tie specific characters with the themes they embody, and to discuss how these themes can be used successfully in Christian fiction. Mondays I will post...
kay-bergey's picture
Jul.01.2012
Many of us struggle with the issue of religion, and in particular the evidence for or against the existence of a god, or indeed, a glowing afterlife.  This topic is one I myself have wrangled with for years (and years, and years).  To that end I share with you my own ‘spiritual...
gregory-norfleet's picture
May.15.2012
I'm getting frustrated with the church's public relations. I fear we're losing the war of public perception. Sin is becoming more accepted, like abortion, gay marriage and out-of-wedlock sex. Churches, on the other hand, are being labeled as the bad guy, the oppressor, the evil judge. Why? Because...
rosy-cole's picture
Dec.05.2011
      The second of three posts on the subject of 'destiny'. The first can be found here. (See update in comment box below for blogs 3 and 4 in the 'destiny' series.)   Destiny. The subject has obsessed philosophers and occupied dreamers for as long as mankind has been trying to...
hank-quense's picture
Sep.21.2011
  Reverend Marcus Antonio, a TV evangelist, held a press conference today to explain the new policy of his Mount Jordan Holy Temple and Drive-Through Confessional (™).  Faux News Network religious reporter Matthew Mark Lukejohn covered the event.   Rev. Antonio: I listened to...