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Forget the World's Standards

I know what a Miss America looks like, but how about a Miss Kingdom of God? Hard to see, isn't it? By the world's standard, I may end up ordinary. ...


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No Private Religions

The modern habit of saying, "This is my opinion, but I may be wrong," is entirely irrational. If I say that it may be wrong I say that it is ...


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The Always-Perfect Pastor?

A few years ago, I did a book on burnout among clergy. I was looking for those factors that often made pastors, having once begun in ministry, turn away. ...


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To Stand or to Swim?

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.


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The Bible in Every Generation

In every generation the Bible will challenge the values of the age and its definition of success.


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"Behind the Times" but Not Outdated

It can be exalting to belong to a church that is 500 years behind the times and sublimely indifferent to fashion; it is mortifying to belong to a church ...


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The Motion Picture Production Code

For 35 years, the Motion Picture Production Code served as a moral guideline for American filmmakers. The code, to which filmmakers were required to adhere, ...


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Forgiveness for Whom?

No one is perfect. We readily admit that. However, we often seek to regain an expectation of perfection (through the back door) by extolling the false ...


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Crib Death

Many babes in Christ die in infancy because of their inability to live up to the impossible standards which are thrown upon them by more mature (?) believers, ...


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The Boring Church

Because we have been so willing to accommodate the message of the Bible to the limitations of contemporary culture, the modern world does not regard the ...


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