Monthly Archives: February 2017

The long, dark tunnel of Lent

Originally posted on Faith on the Fringe:
Lent begins this week, with Ash Wednesday. One of the oldest traditions in the Church calendar, the season reminds us to: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you will return.”           —…

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The message of Jesus is simple: Love God. Love others. That’s it. Everything else is secondary. No “buts.” No sinner’s prayer. No conversions. God loved us before we knew who God was. So we should love God, it’s only fair. … Continue reading

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Baptist women in ministry

Despite the efforts of Southern Baptists and other fundamentalists to rewrite history and erase ordained women preachers from history, Baptist women have persisted. There have always been Baptist women preachers. Perhaps taking inspiration from examples in Paul’s letters, as well … Continue reading

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Anne Frank

People are suffering. Seeking freedom and the American Dream. Searching for safety and security. Many American Christians have gotten so used to not seeing the poor at their church doors, that they can no longer see the refugees at our … Continue reading

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Why Christians should oppose banning anyone

Because the Bible says discriminating is wrong. Scripture says favoritism is wrong. For example: “My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism. 2 Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold … Continue reading

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