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How Affirming Same Sex Marriage Is Part of the Modern Secular State telling Christianity as a Religion to Learn its New Place

The Growing Target of Affirming I mentioned in a previous post that church open and affirming statements are vague and I suspect will increasingly be outdated. The affirmation that I suspected is being asked or demanded is this, that the … Continue reading

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How We Don’t Live Out Our Confessionality, Why it is Unintelligible and Offensive to Many, and Why We Need to Stop It

How does a Common Cultural North American understand a church “confession”? Tim Keller in a video on his book  Center Church talks about the common baseline assumptions North Americans have with respect to God and religion. He describes it in … Continue reading

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