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I’m Not Thankful For…

November 25, 2010

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Dear Friends, Today is Thanksgiving and like many I have been thinking about all of the things that I am thankful for as I prepare to eat and fellowship with friends here in Portland. I am thankful for Portland, a city that has revived the soul in me, and taught me that the world is […]

Questioning Christianity I

August 25, 2010

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The longer I live in Portland, it seems, the more aware I am of the religious subculture developing back home. It’s an awkward thing to hear about, the same 5 pastors dominating the blogosphere and twitter, and doing little to nothing to actually impact their communities at large. So I’m sending a few questions out […]

The Church is on Fire…

July 13, 2010

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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why it is that I feel the way I do about the church and Christianity as a whole. I don’t want to be that bitter guy, and have that “I hate church because the church hurt me” mentality. I feel quite the opposite actually. I love the church… […]

I Need Your Input!

March 9, 2010

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This could be one of the most important blogs I write… And as such I would like anyone who takes the time to read this thing to weigh in with your opinion by commenting. Not only that but I ask all of you to be praying for me as I make this decision. Several days […]

Losing My Religion: John Harrison Sermon

March 7, 2010

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Some Outlaw Preacher friends just posted a new podcast! I need you to listen to it… Beautiful! http://www.apprenticesofjesus.net/podcasts/losingmyreligion_rss.xml Please take some time and listen to it!

Overcompensating Much?

March 4, 2010

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Pastor Mark… Penis size has nothing to do with Godliness. Galatians 3:28 “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” I think humility and love and willingness to serve makes the man, not the size of the… […]

This is NOT the way…

February 12, 2010

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Here are two articles I read this morning that are weighing heavily on my heart… I just can’t grasp this. It’s not right. It’s not of God. Kenya police stop gay wedding Liberty University Conference/Symposium on Same Sex Attraction This is NOT me going “political”, this is me being conscious of Christians acting out in […]