Monthly Archives: June 2015

Why We Don’t Run Our North Korea Training School Like a Seminary

During my three years at seminary, I was trained to be a pastor through 90 credit hours of rigorous academic study.  While I’m thankful for my education, I’ve also realized that training is never complete when only book learning is … Continue reading

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Why Loving Your Enemy And Loving Your Spouse Are More Similar Than You May Think

At first blush marriage hardly seems like preparation for Christian persecution except as a matter of jest. The disciplines required to kneel in holy witness before an ISIS executioner on a sandy beach hardly seem related to the disciplines required … Continue reading

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The Persecuted Church Teaches Us The Apostle’s Creed Is Not Dry and Outdated

Post by Pastor Tim – While talking to one of our discipleship partners recently, he was surprised to find that we regularly use the Apostle’s Creed and/or the Nicene Creed when we disciple new Christians.  He was more familiar with … Continue reading

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