The Moral War Continues!

One in every seven, 13% of all homosexuals have AIDS. The study focused on active homosexual men in Seattle. The rate of HIV had become a concern to the local health officials. The study was the result of that concern. More disturbing is the fact the data appears to be consistent with other “gay enclaves”…

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Violent Christians and Peaceful Muslims – The USA Today Perspective!

Increasingly, faith is blamed for the world’s woes. “Islamic terrorism!” is on everyone’s lips. The ideological conflict between the Muslim faith and Christianity, seems to constantly reap recollections of the Crusades. With some evangelical leaders suggesting military action as a solution, our credibility as agents of peace and reconciliation is severly weakened.Liberals suggest that a…

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ReThinking the Church!

THE CHURCH SOWN We know the Church ecclesia – called out from the world and separated unto God. Every Sunday, we exercise this aspect of church. Driving out of our neighborhoods, we pass hundreds of homes with families not connected to a life-giving congregation. We pass the super-centers and schools where we work, hospitals and…

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Communion with God

Philip Melanchthon, a companion of Luther, noted, “Trouble and perplexity drive me to prayer and prayer drives away perplexity and trouble.” So the first labor in prayer is to get beyond our own needs and lay hold of God Himself in perfect communion realizing that in Him and in Him alone are all the answers…

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Labor Out of Rest

Dutch Sheets says, “We don’t wait well. We’re into microwaving; God, on the other hand, is usually into marinating.”[1] The writer of Hebrews tells us that there is a “rest!” that belongs to us (Hebrews 4:1; 9-11). He calls us to enter the rest of God. Yes, there is a dimension of prayer that involves…

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