Starting from an effort to reconcile doctrinal dissonance and preserve my integrity, my understanding of several Bible passages related to gender roles has gradually shifted in roughly the following order.
Simplistic content evaluations are not a sufficient basis for me to determine whether a movie is worth watching.
This year I started going to the movie theater every Tuesday night.
This has been an enriching undertaking for me, and Christmas has taken on a deeper significance in my heart.
Maybe the best thing we can do for our children is to simply enjoy them.
I think the real reason I waited until now is that I have some apprehension about someone messing with my eyeballs.
It’s your civil right, but it’s absolutely not your Christian duty.
Our fellowship fundamentally comes from our common pursuit of Jesus in the midst of our imperfect sinfulness.
Every tragic situation is different. The Bible speaks broadly. One thing is still clear.
There are two lines per book, in accordance with the order and divisions of Tanakh.
Seeing Lazarus in the text as “the disciple whom Jesus loved” gives us a better understanding of Jesus, and it informs our understanding of the events before and after Jesus’ death and resurrection.
I like the song “Mansion Over the Hilltop”. I also think it’s pretty silly and shouldn’t be taken too seriously.
Sometimes it’s not up to us whether we finish what we set out to do.
I’ve often heard people say you ought to dress your best to show respect for God. Why would you give God anything less than your best when you dress up to worship him?
Our different views here, while very important to discuss, may not always prevent us from being united with one another in our common salvation.
I still sing songs about going to heaven. I just mean what I’m singing a little differently than most of the people I’m singing with.
You think you’re right. I get it. We are alike in this.
The Bible never says a word about any of us going to heaven.
There is no question as to whether alcohol is a drug or whether it is appropriate to use it as such. The question is whether or not it is appropriate to use this drug recreationally.
Make time to read scripture, friends. You won’t regret it.
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