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Keep It Alive

Fundamental to our teaching here is that the mainstream church has failed. Not in every way; good things have been preserved over the past two millennia. However, our primary complaint is the loss of the heart-led way. Faith, convictions and … Continue reading

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Covenant Book: 07 How We Live

The American mind is exceedingly uncomfortable with the idea that reality is fluid and not static. Indeed, no two of us will experience reality exactly the same. That’s because reality is a person. While all of us will share enough … Continue reading

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The Supernatural

Just a quick note… In many ways, the word “supernatural” is mostly used in place of “inexplicable” in the sense that it signals something from another realm of existence. Granted, in movies and other forms of fiction, it is almost … Continue reading

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Telling the Truth

The Western obsession with concrete reasoning has reduced the issue of truth to mere facts. This is where we get the term “propositional truth” — an obsession that seeks to tie human hands and perception to a false god of … Continue reading

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Faith Does Not Compute

Here we take a short tour through the history of Western Christian theology. Our attention is focused on the business of fallen nature and human reason. First, we have to understand that Hebrew Scriptures assume a wholly different anthropology from … Continue reading

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Set the Captives Free

The longer I look at it, the more I cannot imagine that my mission is pivotal in God’s work among humans. Let me reiterate some things my regular readers already know. The gospel message is freedom. It’s the opposite of … Continue reading

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The Taste of Truth

We are wired for narrative. The Hebrew culture was mystical in nature; it was part of the Ancient Near East (ANE), which is a collection of cultures and civilizations that shared a mystical orientation. Westerners have struggled to make sense … Continue reading

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