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Thriving Fruitfully in the Ordinary

Via Tim Keller (Counterfeit Gods): “Another form of idolatry within religious communities turns spiritual gifts and ministry success into a counterfeit god. Spiritual gifts (talent, ability, performance, growth) are often mistaken for what the Bible calls spiritual “fruit” (love, joy,

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What I hope to achieve through a Doctor of Ministry (part 2)

If you recall from my previous post, I have it on fairly good authority that school and I have never been the most chummy of friends. So what am I doing, committing the next four (or more) years of my

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Justification By Attendance (via TheResurgence)

I am not against counting things when it comes to church. The old adage which says, “We count people because people count” may be trite, but it is true. We should count the things that we keep track of. But

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  • RT @PetersonDaily: The spirituality I was handed through evangelicalism was profoundly dismissive of “this world” stuff in favor of “spirit… 2 days ago
  • RT @CNBC: 11 years ago, someone named Mark Zuckerberg appeared on CNBC to discuss a social network that had 100K users. https://t.co/qP6y4q… 2 days ago
  • RT @DZRishmawy: To Trump (stative verb): being generally horrible and unfit for office of any kind. 2 days ago
  • RT @XplodingUnicorn: 3-year-old: What time is it? Me: What’s it matter? You can’t tell time. 3-year-old: Me: 75:30. 3-year-old: I knew … 5 days ago

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