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The Myth of Heroic Evangelism

July 31, 2013


heroic evangelism

A friend of mine just posted a very interesting observation about the Myth of Heroic Evangelism. The church definitely has a myth of heroic evangelism. As a new Christian I thought I could convert people by throwing facts, evidences, and theology at them. I was frustrated when they wouldn’t change their minds. Meanwhile, I think […]

February 12, 2013


Originally posted on The Necessary Additives:
I cannot, for the life of me, carry a conversation. I’m more of a listener. And I babble when I’m nervous and flustered. Sure, I can strike up a conversation, but I can’t really hold it long. It eventually turns into a Q & A rather than an actual,…

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Everything Changes

February 14, 2012


This, I think, is the ultimate summary of our broken quest for the affluent life. Not that I’m immune to it. No, I must remind myself everyday that it’s time to pursue a different kind of success, a different set of ideals. Perhaps if I could change myself, things around me would change as well. […]

Posted in: Inspiring

Everywhere – This is Just Surreal

February 4, 2012


Evan Wickham sings about how He is everywhere. Even if we could climb into the sky, or if we were to fall in the pits of despair, He is there. The lyrics are rock solid truth, but the music is so awesome and Evan delivers the looping tracks, live, so effortlessly, that this is just […]

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Don’t Grow Cold

January 31, 2012


Reflecting on our Christian life and our lack of positive impact in society can be depressing. When I’m not mad at myself for being so passive, I’m blaming Christian leaders for not training us to get out of our comfort zones to express God’s love for all people. Other times I’m frustrated that many believers […]

Posted in: Christian Life

Talking the Walk

January 30, 2012


shane claiborne

Christianity these days is in a severely uphill PR battle. Ask any non-Christian about how they perceive us, and you'll probably get answers like "judgmental, hypocritical, and out of touch with reality".


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