Monthly Archives: September 2012

“I CAN’T SIGN THE LETTER”

Why one pastor stood up and said “No Way!” to the document, “Loving God and Neighbor Together: A Christian Response to a Common Word Between us and You.” By Eric Barger World peace. What an idea! Everyone would certainly like … Continue reading

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Christians and Muslims in Dangerous Dialog

A Biblical and Historical Rebuttal to “Loving God and Neighbor Together: A Christian Response to a Common Word Between us and You.” By Eric Barger This document is in response and protest to the “Loving God and Neighbor Together: A … Continue reading

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How wide is that merging gate?

In Christianity, some of the movements we’ve been following are quickly shifting to new paradigms:  The New Age is now called New Spirituality; the Emergent Church is now called the Merging Church. If you haven’t been paying attention, you’ll want … Continue reading

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A leader’s job

Leadership in the Body of Christ is continually being reinvented, as we live and learn, try and fail. What works in leadership for one ministry or church community may not work in another. We’ve talked on our program about the … Continue reading

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Granger removes “church” from its name

We’ve seen churches remove their denominational labels and even their crosses from their buildings before in order to attract new visitors, but removing the “church” label entirely is something new.  Making a fundamental shift in “how we do church,” themega-complex … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad pushes new world order

In case you missed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech before the U.N. today, here it is via the Associated Press. Prepare to be amazed: NEW YORK (AP) — After an hour of fielding questions about Syria, sanctions and nuclear weapons, … Continue reading

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Granger removes “church” from its name

We’ve seen churches remove their denominational labels and even their crosses from their buildings before in order to attract new visitors, but removing the “church” label entirely is something new.  Making a fundamental shift in “how we do church,” the  … Continue reading

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When worlds collide – within the Church!

In Ezekiel, God calls watchmen to protect His people and His city against an enemy who is dismissing His Word as truth. In the book of Nehemiah, one man is instructed by God to rebuild the wall in Jerusalem because … Continue reading

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Bad calls

You may think by this title we’re talking about what’s being called the worst referee call in NFL history. (Sorry Packer fans; we’re not going there today.) A number of what we think are “bad calls’ are being made by … Continue reading

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Brian McLaren officiates son’s gay wedding

Brian McLaren, author of A New Kind of Christian and a prominent Christian speaker, led a non-traditional marriage commitment ceremony this weekend, according to The New York Times. Held at the Audubon Naturalist Society in Chevy Chase, Maryland, this ceremony included “traditional Christian elements,” but no bride. And the groom—one of them—was McLaren’s son, Trevor McLaren. The Timesreports that Trevor McLaren wed Owen Ryan Saturday in Washington, D.C., followed by the afternoon commitment ceremony.

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