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“God Accepts Me As I Am” (The Defense Series)

[Welcome to The Defense Series. The aim of this series is to help Christians more effectively “make a defense” (1 Pet. 3:15) to those who challenge the teachings and values of New Testament Christianity. Don’t be fooled by the title; this article is a response to the above quote. My prayer is that the following words will help and embolden you as […]

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Short Vacation From Blogging

Hannah and I are in the process of preparing to move to Montgomery, so everything we own is being boxed up. You can read about our transition here: Working With The Largest Youth Group In The World (Signing On With L2L!). Turns out moving can be pretty stressful and demanding. So I’m going to take a short […]

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Preachers, Take That Hobbyhorse Out To Pasture

Sam and Veronica, a young couple, are expecting their first child in the next few months. They are scared, because in the last 2 years they have had two miscarriages. Jennifer, now in her late 40’s, recently lost her husband to another woman and is now suffering through an ugly divorce process. To make matters […]

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Are Your Study Habits Killing The Church?

In some ways the Lord’s church in America is hurting. It is plagued with a disease – the disease of a lack of knowledge (cf. Hosea 4:6). In many congregations it seems that fewer and fewer members are craving the Word of God (1 Pet. 2:2). At one time, the church of Christ was known […]

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Blessed Are The Persecuted

Blessed are you when you feel a loss of job security because of your commitment to the Kingdom. Blessed are you when your unbelieving spouse causes tension in your marriage in response to your faithfulness to the Lord. Blessed are you when people slander you on Twitter for your Biblical values. Blessed are you when you […]

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Top 10 Posts During May 2014

Here are the top 10 posts from May 2014 in order of traffic: 1. Why I Love The Church Of Christ (5/5/14) 2. I Hope The World Hates My Son (5/27/14) 3. Working With The Largest Youth Group In The World (Signing On With L2L!) (5/19/14) 4. He Who Is Without Sin, Cast The First […]

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Stuff I Like (5/30/14)

Polishing The Pulpit 2014 Make plans today to attend the best workshop in the brotherhood! This years dates are August 22-28, and the schedule can be viewed here. The “Model” Family “They live in the house you wished you owned. They drive the cars that you think are the most stylish. They wear clothes that […]

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