Monthly Archive: January 2014

TGIF 14

TGIF

We leave in the morning for the Oregon State Taekwando Championships where Trey will be a competitor. To qualify to compete in the Junior Olympics, you must medal at this tournament…so the pressure is...

An Untitled Rant 95

An Untitled Rant

This morning as I scrolled through my Facebook feed I was confronted with yet another old and dear friend who has pretty much left the faith once delivered to the saints. She’s gone not...

Church History: Years 200-300 38

Church History: Years 200-300

Persecution How do you maintain an empire as vast and diverse as Rome? The emperor Decius believed that by instituting a common faith you could unite the far flung borders of the kingdom. That...

LINKS! 40

LINKS!

Five churchy phrases that scare off millennials… How to avoid becoming a cult of personality (from a bunch that help keep some going). Bringing the whole self into the church…even if you’re gay. N.T....

Things I Think 204

Things I Think

1. In a new story on the Philippine child abuse scandal we are covering, the following quote is made. “Whenever news breaks that a beloved pastor, missionary or family member is accused of a sexual...

Church History: Years 100-200 77

Church History: Years 100-200

What were the significant events of the second century of the church and who were the people that made them happen? What did the early church look like and what did it believe? This...

Prayer & Praise 14

Prayer & Praise

O God, most high, most glorious, the thought of Thine infinite serenity cheers me, for I am toiling and moiling, troubled and distressed, but Thou art for ever at perfect peace. Thy designs cause...

Prasch Rips Greg Laurie, Calvary Chapel

Prasch Rips Greg Laurie, Calvary Chapel

Jacob Prasch posted this video a couple of days ago and then abruptly took it down. It has been reposted and I post it here for your perusal. It’s full of misinformation and erroneous...