“I need no covenant to guarantee that God will finish the work He’s begun in me.” Wade Burleson
“The church of Jesus Christ in the 21st century is losing its power to transform lives because of an infatuation with spiritual and moral authority that pastors take over people,” according to Wade Burleson
“Too many of our present day evangelical churches are staffed with proud, pompous, narcissistic men who have been indoctrinated at institutions such as Southern Baptist Theological Seminary,” writes ‘rock-throwing peasant’ Todd Wilhelm.
White Knuckling – How to Loosen Your Grip in a Fleeting World (Part 2)
Julie Anne over at Spiritual Sounding Board has a scathing (and hilarious) analysis of part one of a marriage series Tim and David Bayly posted back in 2007 (based entirely on a misreading of Proverbs 30:18-19). Here’s an excerpt from the Baylys’ own post, which they entitle Wooing as Warfare*:
The young man who pursues marriage enters a foreign land where he wages war. On the hinges of that battle lie happiness or shame.
But though a potential bride may be deeply loved, she’s also at some level the foe. To achieve victory the young man must not only win her, he must defeat her and her family, snatching her from their bosom, converting her to himself, breaking her natural bonds with father and mother, brother and sister, nurse and friend, dog and home. There’s little that’s tender about it.
It’s a simple message for those seeking a wife: if you…
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Julie Anne over at Spiritual Sounding Board has a scathing (and hilarious) analysis of part one of a marriage series Tim and David Bayly posted back in 2007 (based entirely on a misreading of Prove…
Local media highlights Marie Notcheva’s story.
White Knuckling: How to Loosen Your Grip in a Fleeting World (Part 1)
Spiritual Sounding Board – This is your place to gather and share in an open format. -by Kathi *** Acts 1: 1 – 11
[From the archives] *** I have the only job Jesus ever explicitly prohibited: “Judge not.” (Matthew 7:1, Luke 6:37.) Yet every day I put on a robe (I call it my black muumuu) and sit on the bench j…