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What do Lutherans believe? (comparison chart)

Recently the ladies on our G+ group were discussing Lutheranism, and what doctrinal distinctives are shared by each denomination. Here is a side-by-side comparison chart that I find very helpful:

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What do we do with guilt?

It’s late at night and sleep isn’t coming. Instead, snippets of past sins – the obnoxious words, the stupid decisions, the things I didn’t do but should have – all those cringeworthy things that could fill volumes of books, begin … Continue reading

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We’ll make it fit.

How tempting it is for the media and fans to turn Prince into a secret Christian hero. As a Minnesotan and Twin Citian who came of age in the 80s, I watched Prince’s rise to fame and his iconic Paisley Park studios and home rise to be as iconic as his brand. I remember hearing that Prince had found God and had become a Jehovah’s Witness. (He’d probably never ring doorbells.) And to me, all those Jesus religions were all the same back then anyway.

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If it’s gossip, let it go.

We all know what gossip sounds like when we hear it, and as wise women of God we should know how to shut it down it with a simple, “did you bring these matters to her privately?” But I am … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Wimpy Women’s Ministry

This guest post by Kim Wine was published on Michelle Lesley’s excellent blog! Vanessa was excited to attend the weeknight women’s ministry event. A new friend had recently invited her to their annual women’s conference. Vanessa’s own church was extremely … Continue reading

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Christian woman, how is your self esteem?

Woman, are you enough?  Are you awesome? When that viral video, “Who You Are” went around a few years ago, I had friends who actually wept tears of joy over this, and shared it with their daughters. Good grief! We … Continue reading

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When seemingly solid pastors fail to protect women

Earlier this morning as I penned, Stop Snuggling The Wolves, my heart was heavy for women who are oh-so easily deceived.  I had just received a letter on yet another seemingly solid pastor with a blind spot when it comes … Continue reading

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Six Signs of a False Conversion

How can we tell whether or not we are truly saved by the Holy Spirit? Many of us have at one time been “false converts,” believing that we were good to go when in fact we had not been regenerated … Continue reading

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True or False Prophet? 4 Ways to Tell For Sure

True prophets in both Old and New Testaments always pointed to Jesus Christ. Since the close of canon of Scripture, there are no new prophets or prophetesses today – at least not true ones. Unfortunately, many false ones use Him … Continue reading

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Please don’t get soaked

Ladies, there is a prayer practice that is gaining momentum among Christians, and we need to talk about it at the Table.  It’s called the Soaking Prayer, and while it sounds like something Christians can practice safely, it is anything … Continue reading

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