Tag Archives: Christian unity

Gangs, the Church … and Family

Francis Chan tells the story of something that happened in his previous church – a congregation of more than 5000 people in southern California. One morning he baptized a young man. The guy had been a gang member but came … Continue reading

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Lutherans, Methodists, and Praying for Revival

For several years, a Lutheran pastor friend of mine and his church had been crying out to God for revival. During prayer one day he felt the Lord speak to his heart, “I cannot give you what you are asking … Continue reading

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The Amish Do What?!

Some time ago I read a story about a family that had moved into an Amish community. The Amish are pretty private, especially toward outsiders – those who aren’t Amish. But the mother in the family had been able to … Continue reading

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Rating Sins

We in the Church have a tendency to rate sins like they rate events at the Olympics. We’d probably rate something like adultery as a 9.5. Embezzling funds from the church, that’s likely a perfect 10. But, here’s the deal. … Continue reading

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Searching for the Perfect Church

They’re searching for the “perfect” church. They go from one congregation to another, desperately looking for that which – honestly – does not exist. Like others before them, they will eventually realize that their efforts are futile. They will not … Continue reading

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Unity … or Not!

If only this wasn’t so true.

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Cut Off!

I am deeply concerned by what I see as a growing trend. The very idea of it is enough to cause me to want to shake the offending party and tell them to wake up. It seems to me that … Continue reading

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