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The Woman at The Well and Organized Religion

In the story of the Woman at the well, we see a classic contrast between the will of God and the practices of organized religion. And by the way, unless your church lines up with the hierarchical principles, the locus … Continue reading

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God’s Command to Pursue Righteousness, by Jerry D. Kaifetz, Ph.D.

There are a few places in the Bible where we find a concise summary of God’s laws or requirements. Jesus’ two great commandments to love God and man in Matthew 22 is a prime example of such a place. Another … Continue reading

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The Observations and Indictments of the Prophet Amos — Still Relevant to Today’s Church 2,765 Years Later

The French have a saying, “Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose.” The more things change, the more they remain the same. As I was recently studying the prophet Amos, I realized how much his comments on the Temple … Continue reading

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The Modern Day Nicolaitans, by Kenneth Reamy

This article was written at my request by my friend Kenneth Reamy and is a timely, relevant and a powerful warning that illustrates that many church leaders have been self-serving for the last 2,000 years, and these types are alive … Continue reading

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The Unworthy Vessels That Stay Afloat

Occasionally I hear someone say that I have unfairly slandered all IFB churches and painted them all with the broad brush of criticism. When I hear that, I know that they have probably not read “Profaned Pulpit,” for there I … Continue reading

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The Church Seatbelt Checkers

The Seatbelt Checkers I once joked about a fictitious church announcement: “The same rules for the church camping trip will apply to everyone in church: DON’T STAND UP IN THE CANOE!” We all have a lot of acquaintances, friends and … Continue reading

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Revivals that Aren’t, and One that Was

One day I drove by a church and saw on their sign in front, “Revival,” along with the dates and times.  I thought about this as I drove to my home, not far away.  I wondered: is there really going … Continue reading

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How to Offend Just About Everyone in Nine Paragraphs

How to Offend Just About Everyone in Nine Paragraphs Homosexuals: Quit your whining and understand that the Judaeo-Christian ethic has been around for 5,974 years longer than Gay Rights, and condemns your behavior. The Apostle Paul called it “vile affections” … Continue reading

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Some Father’s Day Thoughts About Our Heavenly Father

It was Jesus who first brought the concept to the human race that God was not a master to be served, a dictator to be feared or a mysterious, whimsical tyrant to be appeased through meaningless ritual and pomp. Jesus … Continue reading

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