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Paul and Barnabas Encourage the Churches

The email Bible study I sent to the new converts at Rose Creek Village today: This is a short study of Acts 14:21-23. It is prompted by my wondering what to tell a new Christian. Acts 14:21 lets us know … Continue reading

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Ignatius of Antioch: Conqueror

Imagine yourself in your front yard, suddenly confronted with two huge, growling Rottweilers. One has a short length of thick chain hanging from his log-sized neck that he has clearly snapped to set himself free. They’re too close for you … Continue reading

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What Church Would be Like If All Christians Were Christians

If over half your congregation is not even interested in Jesus’ requirements for a disciple (Luke 14:26-33), then the devil does the majority of the voting in every one of your business meetings. Continue reading

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