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Integration and Storytelling: Scripture Can Improve the Mental Health of Non-Believers

This is a short research paper I did the first semester at Liberty University for my graduate degree in industrial/organizational psychology. As a former atheist/agnostic, and as someone who still "wrestles with God by the River" (Gen. 32), I find... Continue Reading →

White Fire: How Can a Spiritual Family Survive When We See the Same Bible in Different Ways?

In reference to Deuteronomy 33:2, the Talmud mentions rabbi Simeon (Raish) Ben Lakish who said that, "the Torah, given to Moses, was written with black fire upon white fire, sealed with fire, and swathed with bands of fire." The Jewish... Continue Reading →

Biblical Leadership in the Church Pt.6: The Dilemma of Leadership and Change

 Nobody enjoys change. It is part of human nature to resist anything that causes one to leave the routine. This truth explains the rebellion, manipulation, and complacency that often accompanies change. However, some change is inevitable. No matter one’s feelings,... Continue Reading →

Biblical Leadership in the Church Pt. 5: The “Preachers”

In the last several articles, we talked about the fact that we are all, in a sense, called to be leaders. We asked the question, “are YOU a leader?” We also talked about the structure of biblical leadership given to... Continue Reading →

Biblical Leadership in the Church Pt. 4: The Shepherds

A congregation is only as good as the leadership. In the last three articles, we talked about the fact that we are all, in a sense, called to be leaders. We asked the question, “are YOU a leader?” We also... Continue Reading →

Biblical Leadership in the Church Pt. 3: Ministry Leaders (Deacons)

A congregation is only as good as the leadership. In the last two articles, we talked about the fact that we are all, in a sense, called to be leaders. We asked the question, “are YOU a leader?” We also... Continue Reading →

Biblical Leadership in the Church Pt. 2: God’s Family Structure

A congregation is only as good as the leadership. Last time, we talked about the fact that we are all, in a sense, called to be leaders. We asked the question, “are YOU a leader?” That said, we know that... Continue Reading →

Biblical Leadership in the Church Pt. 1: Are You a Leader?

Let's talk about leadership in the church! The next few articles will discuss ways we can improve our spiritual families through healthy and mature leadership. There are three questions to consider if you are a leader or if you wonder... Continue Reading →

“We are the One True Church” ….I’ve heard that before…

Sound like a familiar argument? Im sure it REALLY does if you grew up in many of the mainline Churches of Christ. But the CofC aren't the only ones to say things like this. The Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and... Continue Reading →

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