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The Information to Transformation Shift

August 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Modernism, Post modernism, Religion

I really enjoy consuming information. Missy is always asking me how I know about all kinds of random things. Usually I don’t know how or why I know about it, I just do. On the flip side I have a hard remembering conversations. Missy will ask me what someone said about something. She wants to […]

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The Problem With Culturally Defined Truth

July 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Christianity, Culture, Modernism, morality, Paradigm Issues, Post modernism, Sin, Thoughts

A few things that were once considered culturally acceptable by various groups: Slavery The Crusades Killing infants by exposure (leaving them to die) Murdering Jews Segregation The list could go a lot further than that but the point is, at some point in time there were large groups of people found these things socially and […]

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What Was the Colossian Heresy and What Can We Learn from it?

June 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Apostle Paul, Bible, Christianity, Culture, Doctrine, Emerging Church, Hermeneutics, Modernism, New Testament, Post modernism, Religion

In comments on the last post Philip mentioned Milton Jones’ interpretation of the Colossian heresy as something comparable to post-modernism. I have a great level of respect for Milton Jones. I haven’t read his book (that Philip linked to in his comment) but I did think this would be an interesting point to respond to […]

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Putting God in the Box of Logic

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Biblical Interpretation, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Culture, Modernism, New Testament, Religion, Theology, Thoughts

I think we have all figured out by now that you cannot put God in a box. Have you ever thought about the fact that out of the 13 or so billion people who have ever lived over thousands and thousands of years of human history less than 1 billion of them were influenced by […]

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Neutic, Herman (500 B.C. – 2007 A.D.)

June 30th, 2007 · No Comments · Bible, Christianity, Humor, Interpretation, Modernism, Post modernism, Study

Herman Neutic was born amidst the Greek philosophers and Jewish rabbis in the centuries prior to the birth of Christ. While publicly very quiet and reserved, much was written about him in the two millennia since his birth. He has been surrounded by much controversy in the last two hundred years that ultimately resulted in […]

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Salvation: Journey or Discrete Steps?

June 13th, 2007 · No Comments · Modernism, Post modernism, Spiritual Transformation

There has been a real emphasis lately on spirituality being a journey/process rather than the modernist approach that looks at it as discrete steps. The modern approach broke down scripture very logically. The result in Restoration Movement churches was the five-step plan of salvation: Hear Believe Repent Confess Baptism While these things are scriptural, many […]

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