Be the Church

Be the Church

This week I have been thinking a lot about what true Christianity is and what it must have been like for the early Christians. Reflecting on past experience, it seems difficult ...

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Jedi or Christian Ethic?

Jedi or Christian Ethic?

“And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church (Ephesians 1:22).” A new religious force is arising, Jediism, and it is attracting ...

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Obituaries and Funerals

Obituaries and Funerals

Part of any preacher’s job is performing funerals for friends and loved ones. While the ceremonies are always difficult, they are made much easier when the deceased has lived a ...

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Out in the Cold

Out in the Cold

Having experienced a bit of suffering in my life, may I let you in on a little secret about suffering? It's not pleasant. In fact, suffering stinks. All suffering. I'm not in ...

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The Spiritual Discipline of Solitude: Part 1

The Spiritual Discipline of Solitude: Part 1

In this edition of Desert Spiritual, guest writer, David Srygley, writes about a recent experience in pursuit of solitude with God. He offers some insights he learned that can ...

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On Some Preachers’ Love of N. T. Wright

On Some Preachers’ Love of N. T. Wright

Many preachers in churches of Christ readily employ the works of N. T. Wright in their writing and preaching, which ultimately tells just how influential his works have become in ...

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That’s the Bloody Truth

That’s the Bloody Truth

“Pilate said to Him, ‘What is truth (John 18:38a)?’” Andrew Finch opened the door and was surrounded by a SWAT unit demanding that he surrender. One officer, believing Finch ...

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Who is Wise?

Who is Wise?

What makes a person wise? It is important that we know the characteristics of wisdom so that we will choose faithful companions to help us become the people we ought to be.

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