Monthly Archives: April 2012

Blending in with the culture
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This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldIn the previous articles in this series we talked about why we do not view where we live with the same focus and intensity as we do … Continue reading

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The Problem with Getting too Comfortable
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This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldIn the previous article we discussed how we do not need to go to other countries to do missions, but that our mission field is right here, … Continue reading

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Quit living the lie! Do you really love God?
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How can you believe that you really love God while you purposely live a life in defiance of Him?  Really?  Choosing to live in the sin, in the filth, that He freed you from is you showing that you love … Continue reading

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A mission field forgotten
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This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldWhile listening to Francis Chan the other day something he said really struck out at me.  He said that if you went on a missions trip to Africa, every single … Continue reading

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Picking A Translation
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Book Reviewed:  How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth By: Gordon D. Lee; Mark L. Strauss Purchase Links: Westminster  Or  Amazon There are tons of bible translations on the market today. Why? Does commercialism drive the choice to produce … Continue reading

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Done with the old self
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But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image … Continue reading

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There is Freedom from Porn Addiction!!!
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Machew is a guest writer for ETM, and as such the views expressed in this article may not be the views of ETM and its staff. My Testimony: I used to be a porn addict from my high school years … Continue reading

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Stop wasting your breath
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As a Christian we know that it is our duty to live for God and not waste our life; it is what we are called to. But when we think about not wasting our LIFE, that seems like a long … Continue reading

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Men and the Decline of Marriage in the US
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This is a brief editorial on a pressing issue in United States culture: Sexual Purity. A February 2012 NY Times article “Young Mothers Describe Marriage’s Fading Allure,” suggests the attraction of marriage is not what it once was for many young mothers. My heart broke … Continue reading

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