Tag: doctrine

What is more important to you – being “right” or the love of Jesus?

The critical questions, then, are pretty-much, "Do I accept the saving grace of Jesus?" and, "Am I going to invite Jesus to be my companion and guide along the way?" Beyond that, the perceived need for consensus has more to do with our own pride, our own insecurity, our own limited perspective, our own desire to supplement God's grace with (always a little more of) our own law.

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the Lord of the dance

The older son was in the fields working. When he returned home, he heard music and dancing in the house, and he asked one of the servants, “What is going on?” – Luke 15:25-26 This morning I’d like to build a little more on yesterday’s labyrinth post. I went back to church Wednesday evening, to…

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more about love vs doctrine

Today would have been the perfect opportunity to start that “video-blog” thing I’ve been thinking about. I was asked to speak at our Tuesday morning “Sonrisers” (90% guys) breakfast and a two-minute clip would’ve been a nice addition to today’s post. The leaders asked me there to talk about last week’s “On this polarizing need…

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“American Interest:” foreign policy needs fundamental change

Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value…

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