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which one makes more sense?


The average congregation in the USA has 75 attendees at a service. The average paid pastor makes between $28,000 and $52,000. According to The Evangelical Christian Credit Union, the average US church spends 82% of their budget on pastor’s salaries … Continue reading

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Misplaced vision


To my “brothers and sisters” in the churches who have embraced the Mosaic Law, putting people into bondage in tithes, Jewish feasts, and 600 other laws, while saying they are living in the New Covenant: Stop swimming in a hole … Continue reading

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the train has left the station on the wrong track


last summer i sat in bewilderment as i listened to the answers over and over again. the question was so simple, but the answers were mind-blowing. of the hundreds i met who claimed to be Christians, very few could tell … Continue reading

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why Good Friday is a good day to share the good news


every day is a good day to share the gospel. but in the western world, Good Friday may be more than a good day to share the good news. it is a day for healing…..Jesus bore our sickness on the … Continue reading

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at home behind the fence


more often than not, i find myself disturbed by what i see- and read- from most congregations. in these “churches,”┬ábig-headed leaders, ordained by a man-centered system, parade around on stage, proclaiming prophetic nonsense and working the crowd like the manager … Continue reading

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things your pastor never told you: the coming reformation


one day a young disciple woke up, grabbed his sandals and went out into the dusty street. there he saw his friend, a young woman, waiting by a building. they met, exchanged a few words, then walked together into a … Continue reading

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things your pastor never told you: 3,000 baptisms in one day


If you read my last post, you know that the prescription for becoming a Christian is listed in the book of Acts. John 3:16, the most quoted verse in The Western World, is in a series of verses that should … Continue reading

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a moment of truth


you walk into an auditorium jammed with people…randomly wandering…you look to your left and you spot a lone girl- with intensely straight hair- smiling…not sure what she is smiling at, your gaze looks forward to a stage with a thin, … Continue reading

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