San Antonio Mandate Update

San Antonio Passes Discriminatory Ordinance By an 8-3 vote, last week, the San Antonio City Council approved a controversial ordinance to protect homosexuals at the expense of all other – special rights for transgendered people. Business owners who retain conservative Christian values, as it relates to traditional marriage and the homosexual lifestyle, may find it…

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San Antonio Mandate

Despite 20,000 responses to the San Antonio City Council and Mayor Castro, pro-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender) activists seem committed to pass a so called “non-discrimination” ordinance – a blatant legal crusade against Christians in San Antonio. The Council has been forced to acknowledge the bias against Christians, but they continue to introduce new…

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More on Abba

In the last few blogs, I have been arguing that the faultiness of the ‘abba’ narrative in prayer and worship has put us on a slippery slope that fails to reckon with God as ‘utterly other.’ But what does the Bible say? In the New Testament, there are three occurrences of the Arabic abba along…

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Respect of God

The Hebrew term yir’ah is rendered fear or terror. It denotes some awesome or terrifying thing and it is used in reference to our perspective of God, promoting respect, reverence and piety. From the Greek term phobos we get phobia, meaning fear and terror. We dread the thing that provokes terror. Phobic reactions are visceral,…

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Reverence of God Without Awe

The Hebrew term yir’ah is rendered fear or terror. It denotes some awesome or terrifying thing and it is used in reference to our perspective of God, promoting respect, reverence and piety. From the Greek term phobos we get phobia, meaning fear and terror. We dread the thing that provokes terror. Phobic reactions are visceral,…

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