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Due Respect

I might seem like I have no respect for the pastoral office or other leadership roles within the church. I admit that I have a hard time with that, but I think my difficulty stems from the abuse of these

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Posted in Christian Love, Christian ministry, going to church

The Problem with Kings: Prologue

Good people want to be led and power-seeking people want to lead. Not always, but that is a general rule throughout all of time. People who are good at being led and conforming to social pressures do well in school,

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Posted in Christian Faith, Christian Love, Christian ministry, Christian Support, Christian Worship, going to church, Last Days / Prophesy

Studying James 1:1

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting (James 1:1). Who is James? The book of James begins with a greeting from the author, James. There is more

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Posted in Bible Studies, Christian Faith, Christian ministry

Back to Church

I visited a church on Sunday, and since then I’ve been thinking — yet again — about church in general. Anyone who’s followed KindlingTruth knows that I’ve had some reservations about church. I’ve tended to go back and forth between

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Posted in Christian Love, Christian ministry, Last Days / Prophesy, My Journey / Christian Life

Are We Caring for The Flock?

When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: and before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them

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Posted in Christian ministry

There are Many Good Churches

For the sake of balance and those who are sincere and church-going, I just want to say that there are many wonderful churches. Sincere pastors. Loving congregants who are growing in the things of God by the power of the

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Posted in Christian Love, Christian ministry

Letter to Those Confused and Cast Out by Churches

My heart breaks for you. It’s very hard to love Jesus and not know where to go to find him. It’s hard feeling confused by all the different denominations when one of the last things Jesus said was to be

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Posted in Christian Faith, Christian Love, Christian ministry, Christian Support, My Journey / Christian Life

My Feelings on Church

I know it upsets some people that I do not go to church. I understand we are not supposed to “forsake the gathering together.” I want to write something about my feelings regarding church.

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Posted in Christian ministry, Christian Support, Christian Worship, My Journey / Christian Life

Does God Value Knowledge or Love?

Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth. And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know. But if any man love God, the same is known of him (1 Corinthians 8:1-3).

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Posted in Christian Doctrine, Christian Love, Christian ministry, My Journey / Christian Life

A New Heart

How many of us allow ourselves to be truly vulnerable? Truly ourselves and perfectly exposed, bad side and all? Probably not many. I don’t. For most of my life, I was extremely guarded. I was a strange kid, and probably

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Posted in Christian Love, Christian ministry, My Journey / Christian Life, Salvation
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These are the things that ye shall do: Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates: And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things I hate, saith the Lord.  — Zechariah 8:16-17