Harry Potter Exposes a Real Problem with Christianity

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As some of you may know, the television network Freeform, offers what they call “Harry Potter Weekend.” They actually do this on a regular basis. You can spend all weekend watching 7 of the 8 Harry Potter movies (for some reason or another they do not seem to own the rights to the Order of the Phoenix and as such never

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Theology: Ten Terms Everyone Should Know

Theology Bible

Theology 101 Theology is not necessarily one of my strongest points when it comes to Christianity.  While I think that I have a solid enough understanding of theology and a working knowledge of the study, this is more acquired than it is of any formal substance.  This is because I essentially skipped over all of the basic introduction to theology

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Cathedrals: Respect for God or Man?

Cathedrals

Cathedrals Notre Dame de Paris, St. Peter’s Basilica, and Canterbury may be some of the most famous cathedrals in the world. Whether you are a Christian or an Atheist, seeing cathedrals up close or stepping inside of them leaves us awestruck and bewildered. They are glorious, beautiful, and almost gravity defying in their impossible greatness. This past week I was

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Anger — Five Ways To Deal With It

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Anger is an emotion that everyone is going to come across at some point in their life.  Some people go to swearing when they experience anger (See previous post).  Personally, anger is not a huge issue in my life.  According to my wife, I am a very laid back person.  I agree with this as there are very few things that

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IMPACT – Ministry Philosophy

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There is a single part of my ministerial retreat that sticks out in my mind above all else. You could say that it had the greatest impact on me. It came from the very first session from Mike Hilson. It was an acronym that ended up spelling out the word IMPACT. I think it was supposed to be a general

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Crazy Bible Stories: Part 1

Crazy Bible Stories: Elisha – Bear Summoner

In case you haven’t noticed, the Bible is absolutely crazy.  It is filled with bizarre and crazy Bible stories.  Some of these crazy Bible stories we might have actually heard in Sunday School class or in church or perhaps through some kind of children’s video series.  After all, everyone knows the story of Samson’s strength or David’s slaying of Goliath,

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