“But My Church Teaches…”

Many Bible studies end in disagreement, with one participant declaring: “I see what you are saying, but my church teaches…” I have heard such declarations when it comes to obedience, roles in the church, work of the church, and many other topics. In such cases, the church is set forth as a source of authority. […]

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Selling “Our” Church…

Sometimes, in our zeal for evangelism, we attempt to sell people on “our church.” This approach not only fosters the un-biblical denominational concept of the church, but takes the emphasis of the church of God and places it on man’s desires. While this has become the de facto approach for most denominations, is it really […]

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I Gave It Up For Lent…

I am amazed at this time of year, how many people I see giving something up “for Lent”. I’m not talking about those who are Catholics, who have Lent as a part of their religious beliefs. I am talking about members of the Lord’s church!  And yet, they see no problem with the practice. Wikipedia […]

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