Category Archives: Unity

Protestant vs. Roman Catholic vs. Orthodox: How Does a Christian Find a Church?

I put the following comment on an article at Conciliar Post, a very interesting interfaith, multi-author blog. My comment is not fully thought out, but I did not fix it because it is meant to prompt discussion at Conciliar Post … Continue reading

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Faith, Works, and Setting Aside My Concerns

Yesterday at a home school co-op class my 13-year-old daughter, Leilani, overheard some kids talking about faith and works. They were telling someone that there was no way to do enough works to go to heaven. Going to heaven, they … Continue reading

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Some Beginning Articles on the Church

For some reason, I ended up on the subject of church life on my new site. It took a while to pull all three of these posts together, even though one was once previously written on this blog. That article, … Continue reading

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The Church, Part III

I had a plan for something much less sloppy in covering teachings that must not be lost. Apparently God did not share the same plans. Maybe by looking at Jesus’ church circumspectly, from several possible angles, we can paint a … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Antarctic Ice Sheets, Honesty, and News

I get very frustrated with climate change news stories. Don’t get me wrong, I believe climate change is real, and I think we are causing it. Nonetheless, the reason people reject news of climate change so vehemently is because the … Continue reading

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The Grand Results of Living by the Spirit

What benefits I would reap if I could just reject evolution and accept (the evangelical version of) salvation by faith alone! I know how things work in a business. It doesn’t matter what you are getting paid today or what … Continue reading

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The Unity of the Spirit

I was in a discussion on Facebook concerning the nature of the church. I am holding this discussion with a couple of Orthodox church members. One of them provided a bunch of quotes on the church from the “church fathers.” … Continue reading

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Why?

I saw a video the other day that explained one of the reasons I’m such a terrible salesman and marketer. I suspect it will be life-changing for me. It talked about products or ideas and the what, how, and why … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Reformation

A friend of mine—I hope “friend” is acceptable, as I don’t know him real well—for whom I have immense respect wrote the following in an email: I have stayed involved in traditional churches with the belief that God uses me … Continue reading

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The Church

I read the following in a daily devotion that I get from www.austin-sparks.net. The higher position of “Ephesians” is this – that now, being quickened and raised together with Christ and seated in the heavenlies is a matter of relatedness … Continue reading

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