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A Young Person’s Guide to Christianity by R. Douglas Wardrop

A great book to introduce kids to the basic tenets of Christianity In this short (54p) but concise guide, author R. Douglas Wardrop brings young readers through the core foundations of the Christian faith, exploring topics such as: The Holy Trinity S...
by Epic Book Quest on Nov 27, 2015

Damaged and Damaging Pastors (Titus 1:5–9)

The false teachers described in the book are coming from within Titus’s churches on Crete. They are elders who are not spiritual leaders and have defected from sound teaching and are behaving in a way that brings dishonor to the church. The list of...
by Reading Acts on Nov 27, 2015

Suffering as Godliness (2 Timothy 3:10-12)

In contrast to the false teachers, Paul lists his own suffering as an example of what will happen to anyone that wants to live a godly life (vv. 10-12).  This is somewhat surprising for contemporary Christians who are fed a steady diet of “hea...
by Reading Acts on Nov 26, 2015

Self-Decpetion (2 Timothy 3:13-15)

The opponents in Ephesus stand in contrast to Paul’s record of suffering (v. 13) It is Paul and Timothy’s opponents who are the imposters. The noun (γόης) Paul uses here is a common way to describe an opponent in a philosophical debate. The n...
by Reading Acts on Nov 26, 2015

Handing Down Good Teaching (2 Timothy 1:13-14)

Paul was “appointed a preacher and apostle and teacher” of the Gospel (1:11). This description of Paul’s ministry is similar to 1 Tim 2:7. The “preacher” in the ESV is better a “herald,” or “proclaimer.” This is a person who is appo...
by Reading Acts on Nov 25, 2015

The needs of the Christian

from The Catechism of St. Philaret (Drozdov) of Moscow: And so the Christian needs: First, Doctrine on faith in God, and on the Sacraments which he reveals; Secondly, Doctrine on hope towards God, and on the means of being grounded in it; Thirdly, Do...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Oct 27, 2015

School Bible

As a very young scholarlet, I recall the horror expressed when some form of prayer was expelled from public schools. It had to have been in the late ’60’s. Maybe early ’70’s. The nation, it seemed, was headed for Hades …...

TToT -the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘…of morning showers and early sunsets’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Others describe this bloghop much more eloquently, emphasizing the value of (a) sharing of gratitude, re-enforcing, (or reinforcing, I suspect, in some circles, both could ap...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 29, 2015

Six…that’s right! all it is, is Six Sentences comprising a Story -the Wakefield Doctrine-

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Tough one. At least it’s striking me so, here at 12:30 am Thursday the 27th, as I sit at my computer, typing, near-automatically with similar ambition, (to the automati...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 27, 2015

Leadership, Passion and clarks -the Wakefield Doctrine- (of parentheses and conversation, it’s Friday Monday and the pressure is finally off (for the rogers and scotts, that is!)

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Once again, we have Friends of the Doctrine to thank for an interesting Post topic. Our friend Cynthia wrote, in a Comment, the other day, “And…and…clarks. I need t...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 24, 2015

TToT -the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘it’s easier to finish a Post than it is to start one’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) This is the-bloghop-that-Lizzi-built, and it is, as befits all communal activity in the virtual world, many things to many people. There are few Rules, (but many Secret Rules...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 21, 2015

(what do you mean, has already been taken?!!) the Wakefield Doctrine ‘yes, it’s that day of the Week!’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Today is Thursday, better known, in some circles as, the-day-we-write-stories-that-have-only-six-sentences-but-in-all-likelihood-exposes-to-those-perceptive-enough-some-part...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 20, 2015

‘…of donuts and men (and women)’ -the Wakefield Doctrine-

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) (so you’re thinking, “well there seems to be an awful lot descriptions and concepts to learn with this Wakefield Doctrine personality theory! Why should I go thro...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 18, 2015

TToT -the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘time to go a little old school’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) What grades do you think of when you hear the expression, ‘old school’ (as in, ‘time to go a little old school’ or  ‘that’s so old school...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 15, 2015

Friday -the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘hey, let’s lighten up a bit, it’s still Summer…sort of’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) It’s still Summer (sort of) and it’s time to get back to the topic that is the sole reason for my being in the blogosphere, the Wakefield Doctrine! Through the ki...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 14, 2015

Six Sentence Story -the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘Wednesday late, Thursday soon’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Zoe (aka Ivy) at Uncharted has this thing, ‘Six Sentence Stories‘ which is fun for anyone who enjoys reading and/or writing a blog, which is you, because here you...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Aug 13, 2015

The Character of a Methodist

If you have spent any time speaking with a United Methodist about theology, this has come up. Often it is used as a defense of having ideas outside the stated […] The post The Character of a Methodist appeared first on Unsettled Christianity. M...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 26, 2015

What is the source of orthodoxy? The Creed. Period.

Last night, I got into a discussion via twitter with someone who seems to think SSM exclusion is part and parcel with Christology, Creation, and Ecclesiology — the Creed. Indeed, […] The post What is the source of orthodoxy? The Creed. Period...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 24, 2015

Guns & Ammo Publishes ‘Best States For Gun Owners 2015’

Yesterday I happened to come across an article entitled “Best States for Gun Owners 2015” on the Guns & Ammo website. Keith Wood wrote Tuesday: For the third consecutive year and first time in print, Guns & Ammo presents our assessment of...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 23, 2015

Logos, Ethos, Pathos / Orthodoxy and Orthopraxy

by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 15, 2015


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