Monthly Archives: September 2014

Finding the Next Step

Yesterday I talked about working on the next step in church life with friends of mine, though friends far away in California. Today I want to tell you about searching for the next step for people I only heard about … Continue reading

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My Life

I’m not in Africa starting a new church every week. Most days, I face nothing remotely life-threatening. I’ve recovered from leukemia and a marrow transplant better than most people do, and my “new normal” is a lot like my old … Continue reading

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Zealous for Good Works

You won’t be able to tell right away, but this is a followup to yesterday’s post about Ephesians and what we should be doing as churches. The title of this post comes from Titus 2:13-14 where we are told that … Continue reading

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Ephesians for House Churches: Why We’re Trying Too Hard

This is not the only overall message of Ephesians, but it’s probably the most critical one for house churches. Deep breath. Rub my hands together. Here’s my attempt at a short, to-the-point, yet helpful 400-meter dash through Ephesians. Ready? You … Continue reading

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Unity and Denominations

I began my last post with “I left all the denominations.” Although that is clearly a Protestant-type comment, for Protestants are the only one who have denominations and gladly belong to them, I got a couple Catholic responses. One of … Continue reading

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A Heavenly Examination

Last night someone asked me what denomination we are. I answered by telling him why I left all the denominations. I talked about how much of the Scriptures are routinely ignored by everyone in pretty much every Protestant church. There … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1 Continued

In the last post we talked about how incredible it is that God thought of us, planning to bring us all creation under and into his Son, before the foundation of the world. Let’s continue that theme today. Since I … Continue reading

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Ephesians 1

Back to the Bible. Let’s talk about Ephesians. I know I started in 1 Timothy a couple weeks back. Don’t worry, my daughter-in-law is compiling the Bible commentary posts into a book. An author’s favorite posts are going to be … Continue reading

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Finding a Church: The Radical Way

Are you wondering what church to join? Here is a no-holds-barred discussion of what God has to say on the subject. Continue reading

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