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Joel Osteen, and Our Need For A Scapegoat

I don’t particularly like Joel Osteen. I find him hugely annoying to watch, with his closed-eyed, big-toothed televangelist’s smile… But what I find way more troublesome than his face is his theology. He is a peddler of an overly-simplistic, watered-down, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things a Pastor Can Do With His New Gulfstream Jet

Being a mega-church pastor is a very demanding job. With all those fundraisers, and book tours, and real estate deals…. Sometimes it seems like it’s almost impossible to find time to get on TV to ask people for money, let us … Continue reading

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Eskimo Poets and Rich Christians

There are a group of people in this world that would probably only recognize me as a furry, poetic Eskimo named “Nanook.” Nanook was a character that would come out as an “interrupter” during Young Life Club (Young Life, for … Continue reading

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