Tag Archives: Cultural Christianity

He Walked Here

Mark 6:48 (NAS): about the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea. I remember preaching this passage in bible college. A young man just learning to preach. I still remember my points. First, “He … Continue reading

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The First Stone

John 8:7 (NAS): “He who is without sin among you, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.” I love this passage for what it teaches about the amazing grace made known in the gospel. For indeed, … Continue reading

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It’s a Wrap

That’s a wrap people. Let’s pack it up. This one’s over. The people of God have, en masse, bought into pursuing their best life. We have officially moved our hope from the coming of the Lord Jesus and the glory … Continue reading

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Immeasurably More

Ephesians 3:20 (NIV84): Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, For a brief moment, this beautiful passage gave me a twinge … Continue reading

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Reaching

While studying today, I was struck by the presence of a familiar anxiety. As I was reading the scripture and studying it’s flow, I felt myself reaching for something just beyond my grasp. The feelings were familiar, but today was … Continue reading

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Are they itching?

3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires, 4 and will turn away their ears from … Continue reading

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The Great Exchange

It’s coming to be called Cultural Christianity. Although my pastoral battles with it are relatively recent, it is not a new phenomenon. William Wilberforce battled it, and wrote an excellent treaties against that “prevailing religious system,” masking itself as “real Christianity” in 19th century England. Besides not … Continue reading

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