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Misty Irons: The Failure of Ex-Gay Ministries

misty-irons-021Guest blog by Misty Irons. “To be clear, this is not a case of ex-gay ministries producing both the success stories and the not-so-successful stories…” Read More...
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Steve Harper: The Aim of the Christian Life

Steve-HarperA guest blog by Steven Harper. “Christian perfection is the aim of the Christian life, but because we have so caricatured the idea most people run from it.” Read More...
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Chad Brooks: Why I Became a Methodist

chaddbrooksGuest blog by Chad Brooks: “As I often tell people, I feel like I was born Methodist. What I found was a family of faith who put better words to what I had felt and thought for years. I was a closet Methodist. I am part of this tradition now. I am a Methodist.” Read More...
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Derek Ouellette: How the Gospel Works

Derek-Ouellette17300Guest blog by Derek Ouellette. “The gospel, in its essence, then, is a proclamation of King Jesus.” Read More...
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Rick Blunt: When a Pastor’s Atheist Father Dies During Holy Week

Rick-BluntGuest blog by Richard (Rick) Blunt, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Lowell, Michigan. Read More...
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Stephen Rankin: Ignoring the Resurrection Deniers

Stephen-Rankin-Inter_Varsity_GFMGuest blog by Stephen W. Rankin. “Thus, the time has come for us to start ignoring those who claim that thinking, enlightened people cannot possibly believe in the bodily resurrection of Jesus.” Read More...
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Jerry Walls Reviews Love Wins by Rob Bell

jerry_walls-headshotGuest blog by Dr. Jerry L. Walls, Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University. Yeah, it’s a book review of Rob Bell’s Love Wins. This was an item I had posted on my old (Apple hosted) web site. But, I thought it would be good to have it on the new site, as well. Read More...
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Lawrence Garcia: Jesus the Jester: Recovering the Holy Folly of the Gospel

Larwrence-GarciaGuest blog by Lawrence E. Garcia, Senior Teaching Pastor of Academia Church in Goodyear, Arizona. Read More...
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T. C. Moore: The Father Heart of God: Setting the Lonely in Families

TC_and_Tyson_Fenway_0A Guest blog by T. C. Moore. “But … God … twelve years ago, broke into my life like a home invasion, rescued me, and revealed himself to me. God showed himself to be my true home, my true family. God offered me unconditional love and a new mission to demonstrate that love to the world.” Read More...
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Derek Ouellette: Should Knowledge Be Free?

Derek-14editGuest blog by Derek Ouellette. Should all knowledge be free? Or, is there a deeper issue? Read More...
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JM Smith: Explain the Trinity…and make it quick!!

jmsGuest blog by James-Michael Smith. Read More...
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Momany: Is Intellect a Liability in Ministry?

Chris_MomanyGuest blog by Christopher P. Momany, chaplain and director of church relations at Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan. Chris issues a challenge to the academy and to the church. Read More...
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