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Free Range: No More Poop in the Coop


chickens running free through sweet meadows and forests, clucking their way into the sunset, free to run across the range…smiling, happy chickens…spreading their wings under the vast blue skies, with no…. caca grande en la casa this bucolic vision of bird heaven reminds us … 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,” big-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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flowers dying before their days are done


three people i knew died recently- two younger than me, one a year older. one woman i remember as a teenager, the thin little girl with coal black eyes, a few years behind me in school- vibrant, vivacious, the very picture … 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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things your pastor never told you: how to become a Christian (a disciple of Jesus)


i was minding my own business when something jumped out at me from the page. you probably would have felt the same way. i looked at it again. and then, i thought, “how come I have never heard any preacher … Continue reading

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you have just been exposed


in the so-called dark ages, the established institutional church went on a campaign to gather “tithes” from peasants, often depriving them of their daily bread and butter, and even causing loss of life. so, when the Protestants came railing against … Continue reading

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