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Jesse’s Top Eight Changes in the American Churches of Christ in the Next 30 Years

Last week, I wrote an article that addressed my thoughts on potential changes in American Christianity over the next 30 years (see here). This week, I am getting more specific by talking about the top eight changes in American Churches... Continue Reading →

Jesse’s Top Eight Changes in American Christianity in the Next 30 Years

So, first of all, I want to make it ABUNDANTLY clear that, while I love facts and stats, this is all anecdotal. All of the major points in this article are my passive assumptions based on trends I've noticed, friends... Continue Reading →

My Spiritual Journey in the Church of Christ: The Short Version

My Spiritual Journey in the Church of Christ: The Short Version I've written two articles recently regarding my overall thoughts concerning my spiritual reality (here) and my overall life story (here). The first article spoke to where I am spiritually... Continue Reading →

How We Get the Bible (New Testament): The Bible Fell from the Sky…Right?

The Bible Fell from the Sky! Okay, first I want to say that I go to the Bible for my inspiration, my understanding of Jesus, my understanding of the Spirit and the father, for my authority, and so on. Period.... Continue Reading →

Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been, But Who I Belong to Makes All Things New!

I have recently been asked (on several occasions) about my testimony. I've written some of it in a previous article where I talked about how I was sexually abused, I have bipolar disorder, anxiety, and so on. However, that article had... Continue Reading →

Intrinsic Spirituality and Church Attendance (Results from a Scientific Survey)

The following is a research paper and scientific survey I did for my industrial/organizational psychology graduate studies in one of the research and statistics classes at Liberty University. The results of the study were moderate but statistically significant. However, it... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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