Tag Archives: fear

When It Is Not Well

It’s been a tough couple of weeks. Well, honestly I’ve spent much of this year riding the roller coaster from discouragement, uncertainty, anger, and pain to hope, optimism and faith and back around again. The most recent instance has just … Continue reading

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The Word: 1 John 4:7-21

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of … Continue reading

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Tithing Myths and Disturbing Video

What is it about tithing that still has so many churches confused? The tithe was an Old Testament act that was a part of the nation of Israel (a theocracy). It is not a requirement for Christians today. Should we … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the Refugee Crisis from a Pastor on the Front Lines

The refugee crisis in Europe has been in the headlines for months and probably won’t go away anytime soon. A couple of months ago I interviewed some people living in Hungary, about the situation. One of my contacts was Calvary … Continue reading

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Free to Date

  I’ve been meaning to tackle this subject for some time. It was reading Tim Fall’s post about the “Purity Culture’s” lists of oppressive rules that finally goaded me into collecting my thoughts. Although it was on a different subject, … Continue reading

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Of Fear and Blogging

I’ve been thinking about fear lately. Some people seem to be naturally fearless. I’m simply not one of them. As a child I had many fears, some grounded in reality and some completely irrational ones.

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