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Why I Stopped Ignoring Leviticus

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I have a confession: I have always skipped over most of the Old Testament. The Psalms are good and the Proverbs offer very interesting tidbits that I feel are very applicable. But what about books like Leviticus and Deuteronomy? I believed everything else was true, and the history and stories were great, but I didn’t think they had much application to my daily life. They were just for the...

How Do You Know What Theology to Believe? (Five Facts to Remember)

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My Dad has been a preacher my entire life, which means I’ve been in and out of all kinds of churches. From strict, conservative acapella-singing-only kind of churches to talking-to-the-preacher-during-the-sermon and dancing-with-flags kind of churches. I remember visiting a pentecostal church when I was nine and trying to figure out why the other boy I had met was saying he had already been...

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Thinking Hard About the Holy Spirit (The Hard Questions Series)

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This post is part of a series of articles asking and thinking deeply about hard questions. For more information about the series and where I’m coming from you can read the introduction. The Holy Spirit is one of the most controversial aspects within Christianity. Even great men disagree about the Holy Spirit, so I definitely do not claim to have a complete answer. However, this will not...

Wrestling Through the Hard Questions (New Blog Series)

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This is the introduction to a series of articles asking and processing through hard questions. I would love for you to join me as I process and discuss questions I have wrestled with. Please feel free to ask any questions of your own either in the comments below or on the Discussion side of the website. The Rebelution is where teenagers rebel against low expectations, dreaming and pursing the...

Obeying God: Does Doing All This “Christian” Stuff Really Matter?

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Last fall, I had to make a decision. Being the first year after my Mom’s fatal car accident made 2013 one of the toughest years of my life, as you could imagine. When grieving loss such as the death of a loved one, or even a lost career, a divorce, a cross-country move, chronic or terminal illness or any kind of major loss or change, the regular pains of life intensify. Last year my family and I...

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rebelling against low expectations

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