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Choosing a Church: Final Comments

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Part 16 of series: Choosing a Church: Some Recommendations Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series This will be my final post in this series on choosing a church. Of course I could always say more about this […]

Recommendation #12: If you have children, choose a church that will help them to know Christ and to grow as his disciples.

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Part 15 of series: Choosing a Church: Some Recommendations Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Obviously, if you don’t have children, then this recommendation isn’t relevant to you. But many who are in the process of looking […]

Recommendation #11: Choose a church that values the Bible as God’s uniquely inspired and authoritative Word.

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Part 14 of series: Choosing a Church: Some Recommendations Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series If I had been approaching this series on choosing a church more systematically, as if I were writing a book rather than […]

Recommendation #10: Choose a church that sees itself and seeks to live as an outpost of the mission of God in the world.

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Part 13 of series: Choosing a Church: Some Recommendations Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Today I’ll suggest Recommendation #10: Choose a church that sees itself and seeks to live as an outpost of the mission of […]

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Why Did Jesus Have to Die? Conclusions
In this series on the death of Jesus, I have presented four different perspectives on why Jesus had to die: Roman, Jewish, Jesus’, and Early Christian. I believe that each of these points of view has merit, and that we cannot fully understand the necessity of Jesus’ death without taking them all

posted 2:47:39am Apr. 11, 2011 | read full post »

Sunday Inspiration from the High Calling
Can We Find God in the City? Psalm 48:1-14 Go, inspect the city of Jerusalem. Walk around and count the many towers. Take note of the fortified walls, and tour all the citadels, that you may describe them to future generations. For that is what God is like. He is our God forever and ever,

posted 2:05:51am Apr. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The Perspective of the First Christians, Part 3
An Act and Symbol of Love Perhaps one of the most startling of the early Christian interpretations of the cross was that it was all about love. It’s easy in our day, when crosses are religious symbols, attractive ornaments, and trendy jewelry to associate the cross with love. But, in the first

posted 2:41:47am Apr. 08, 2011 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The Perspective of the First Christians, Part 2
The Means of Reconciliation In my last post, I examined one of the very earliest Christian statements of the purpose of Jesus’ death. According to the tradition encapsulated in 1 Corinthians 15, Jesus died “for our sins in accordance with the scriptures” (15:3). Yet this text doesn’t expl

posted 2:30:03am Apr. 07, 2011 | read full post »


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