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The Seductive Lie of “God’s Favor”

The Seductive Lie of “God’s Favor”

Aug 17, 2015

He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. Matthew 5:45 Sometimes the lies we believe are so subtle and so seductive that it’s really not a fair fight. The sales pitch can be so enticing and the promises so grand, that we can’t be blamed at all for embracing them without greater scrutiny, because...

Secession from Church (To Those Who Stay Home on Sundays)

Secession from Church (To Those Who Stay Home on Sundays)

Feb 9, 2015

“Church isn’t for me anymore.” I know those words so well, because I hear them every single day in some form or another; in emails, late night Skype sessions, and midday conversations across a coffee table. They’re a convenient one-size-fits-all phrase that covers a multitude of meanings for those of you who’ve joined the growing ranks of the weekend defectors,...