Answering the Daily Beast “Devil” Article

Based on the article from Matthew Paul Turner on thedailybeast.com: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/02/16/why-american-christians-love-satan.html Matthew, interesting article, I agree that many Christians attempt to associate the actions of individuals as connecting with Satan’s camp. And therein lies the problem. The focus of the church aligns the actions of the individual with the devil – but not the outcomes.…

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On Mission: Relationship Momentum

A Person on Mission furthers Relationship Momentum for the sake of the Kingdom: A number of years ago, I put up the following facebook post: “Today you may just be the stepping stone in someone else’s destiny.” A person on Mission recognizes that if the Spirit is active in his or her life and wishes…

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What’s In Your Spiritual Tacklebox?

A number of years ago, a friend I was discipling posed a question to me after a church service. I love this guy. Most of his questions were about how to get out of doing the various spiritual practices that intentionally result in a believer’s growth. This was a similar question. “If the Holy Spirit…

Postmodernism, Wisdom & Rebuke

Despite our “righteous” desires for a Christian nation, most people today recognize we live in a postmodern society. Postmodernity has found its way into our architecture, our entertainment, our technologies and certainly our philosophies and religious systems. In a philosophical nutshell, postmodernism is the belief that there is no one universal belief: that your truth…