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What God requires

What God requires I had to push myself to believe that this is all God requires of me — to seek his revealed will and to then live…

Culture, sex, and god

Source » A sure sign of sex as ‘god:’ More people today can imagine being happy without money more easily than they can imagine being happy without sex.

“Church planters and pastors, your greatest asset is the Word of God”

“Church planters and pastors, your greatest asset is the Word of God” -Tom Schrader

On love and society

On love and society The things we love individually not only determine our character, but what a society loves collectively shapes its culture. This latter idea was the heart of Augustine’s great work City of God. He believed societies are the mutual associations of individuals united by what they

Thy will be done

Thy will be done If we can’t say “thy will be done” from the bottom of our hearts, we will never know any peace. We will feel compelled to try to control people and control our environment and make things the way we believe they ought to be. Yet

“When we talk ‘culture’, Christian theology uniquely acknowledges both image of God and brokenness of sin”

“When we talk ‘culture’, Christian theology uniquely acknowledges both image of God and brokenness of sin” — @djwreckelect

Praying for happiness

Praying for happiness This is the fundamental prayer for happiness from a mind that the Spirit has cleared of illusions. Augustine writes: “We love God, therefore, for what He is in Himself, and we love ourselves and our neighbors for His sake.” That doesn’t mean, he quickly adds, that

The not-yet new year

Source » At the end of the day, the whole cycle is quite theological – even if we don’t realize it. (Even if we don’t like theology!) Our longing for something new is planted in us by God himself, and our celebration of the New Year – and all the commitments
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