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Prayers For Paris, and Prayers For Our Hearts

Like many of you, I have had tears in my eyes all night. I have been watching the stories come in about these murders in Paris, and just like everyone else, my heart is breaking. It breaks for the families … Continue reading

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Substitutionary Atonement Is Miracle Gro For Atheists 

We want all the accounts to be paid, because the real thing that offends us is grace. We look around at all this mess, and we say “SOMEONE HAS TO PAY FOR THIS!” And to hear otherwise offends us to our very core, but that is what God has been saying all along. He’s been saying “You can trust me. I love you, and I’ve got this. Now LIVE that way.” Continue reading

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Fun With People Who Think I’m Going To Hell

Well, a few days ago I wrote a post about this whole Kim Davis fiasco, and I learned a few things. Here’s the main one: There are a lot of crazy people out there. And this Kim Davis issue is like a … Continue reading

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Being A Progressive Christian, and Other Things That’ll Get You Sent Straight To Hell….

“When we were children, we thought and reasoned as children do. But when we grew up, we quit our childish ways.” ~ Paul, from his letter to the Church in Corinth (CEV) “I have much more to say to you, but right now it would … Continue reading

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Saving A Murderer’s Life: Who Would Jesus Execute?

Today is the second Boston Marathon since the bombings in 2013. Tomorrow begins the penalty phase of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Dzhokhar is pronounced “Joe-Car,” but most of the people he knows call him Jahar). Jahar was found guilty of … Continue reading

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I’m A Christian, And I’m Voting NO On Tennessee’s Abortion Amendment.

Roe v. Wade was never about the “rightness” or “wrongness” of abortion…. It was always a case about privacy. A woman named Norma McCorvey (Jane Roe, for privacy) went to a doctor in Texas (a state where abortions were illegal, but allowed … Continue reading

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The NFL’s Punishment For Knocking a Woman Unconscious Is The Same As Their Punishment For Smoking Weed

I love football. I love this time of year. The days are getting shorter, it’s not a blazing hot all the time, and soon, it will be time for another disappointing season of Fantasy Football. I know, I know–I am a … Continue reading

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Before You Start Arguing About Hobby Lobby….

…. Please consider a few things. Q: Know what happens when fewer women have access to birth control? A: The number of unwanted pregnancies goes up. And guess what happens when there are more unwanted pregnancies…. You guessed it–More abortions. So … Continue reading

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Jesus Voting Republican Would Be A Miracle

I swear I’m not a democrat. Sure, I still have an “I ♥ Barack” bumper sticker on my car from the 2008 election, but the heart has completely worn off, so now it just says “I   Barack.” I tell people … Continue reading

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Mormons, Muslims, And Mitt Romney

You know how when people say, “I don’t want to sound racist, but…” you can be sure that the next thing out of their mouth is going to be about as racist as something can be? Well, I don’t want … Continue reading

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