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A Believer or a Disciple?

“… any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple.” Is there a difference between a believer in Jesus and a disciple of Jesus? If so, are all believers expected to be disciples? I … Continue reading

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Cultural Engagement

When you hear Christians speak of “cultural engagement” they are speaking about something Jesus never did. Jesus engaged people – particularly sinners. He was a friend to them, he talked with them, he ate dinner in their homes, he healed … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Constitution

I know we all like to say that America was founded on “Christian principles” and that most of the Founding Fathers were Christians, and this gives rise to the faulty notion that America was founded as a “Christian Nation.” But … Continue reading

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The Gift of Being Peculiar

What does it mean that Christians are a “peculiar people?” Dictionary.com defines peculiar as: strange, odd, unusual, distinctive in nature, belonging exclusively to some person, group, or thing.  Now, although some believers are no doubt odd, and even though we … Continue reading

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