Tag Archives: spiritual gifts

Spiritual Gifts and John 1

John chapter 1 is not the most typical place to teach about spiritual gifts, but it turned out to be a great one for my kids this evening. John is for me the most mystical Gospel. I won’t say “most … Continue reading

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The Pastoral Epistles: Were Timothy and Titus Pastors?

I guess this must be controversial. Years ago, I was talking to a customer in my Christian bookstore, and I began to point out the obvious, which is that Timothy and Titus were not pastors. It took the man a … Continue reading

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Groanings Too Deep To Be Uttered

In the same way, the Spirit also helps our weaknesses, for we do not know what to pray for like we should. However, the Spirit himself makes interession for us with groanings that cannot be uttered. ~Romans 8:26 Let’s talk … Continue reading

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On Dealing with Mental Illness

The answer God has given me is to ignore all those thoughts and feelings. Who cares if I’m insecure, shaken by circumstances, and my feelings are driven around by what others think about me? My job is to ignore all that and get about my business serving God. I’m too busy to spend time fixing inadequacies that are impossible to fix, anyway. Continue reading

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