Porn and Paper Pastors

At times we (I say we because I don’t want to be alone in this) read or hear something that draws our attention because we know someone that “needs to read/hear this”. We know that this person, by our assessment, is struggling with a problem, a sin, a weakness, an attitude that would be instantly […]

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Bible Reading In Church

Dan Phillips over at Team Pyro writes about the public reading of the Bible in church. Because that was one of the topics of our recent deacon meeting, the post stuck out to me. After qualifying his concern for obedience to 1 Timothy 4:13 and the manner in which the public reading is carried out, […]

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Sports….

I read two different posts regarding organized sports for kids and decided to take the opportunity to pile on. Jim Elliff at CCW Today writes “When Ball Becomes Baal” and Steve Maxwell at Titus 2 writes “Sports” in his Dads Corner section. Both men recognize the increased emphasis children’s organized sports receive. Jim Elliff recommends […]

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What To Preach and How Long To Preach

The two questions: “What should be preached?” and “How long should the preaching be?” have been answered many ways. But two posts from Pulpit Magazine give a clear and direct answer to both.  From “Let Us Preach Christ!“ Charles Spurgeon is quoted, “You [as preachers] have nothing else to employ as the means of good, except the […]

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