Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Pattern of God

Patterns and molds have been useful in everyday life for millennia. If there is something you want to create the same way over and over again, having a pattern, mold, formula, or method is key. If the pattern is working … Continue reading

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Tolerance 2

Yesterday I talked in this posting about tolerance’s virtues and vices. The world just gives “tolerance” a one-size- fits-all approach and tolerates everything, no matter how bad. But Christians are commanded to be tolerant about somethings and to refuse to … Continue reading

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Tolerance

I saw a bumper sticker today with one of those fancy uses of various religious symbols to spell out words: one was “coexist” and the other was “tolerance”. They express the world’s current cardinal virtue sometimes stated in various other … Continue reading

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“Church People Judge Me” — Lessons for Christians to Learn

Many avoid coming to church, according to research (see my last posting), because of fear that they will be judged instead of well received. Some of their fear of judgment is really just a bad conscience that doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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“Church People Judge Me”

I was reading the results of a survey recently on why people don’t go to church. One of the reasons most often cited is the fear that people in church will judge them. As a minister of the Gospel I’ll … Continue reading

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