Month: January 2015

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Cease & See: Charismatic Cessationists

I am a cessationist. I’ve always been at heart, but it wasn’t until recently that I realized just how radically, and really just why. Most of my charismatic, Pentecostal, tongue-talking-holy-roller friends are, too. Those of you who aren’t, I’m praying for you. After all, Daddy God commanded us to cease striving. To continue striving is to not know that He… Read more →

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Do Not Be Called Leaders?

Submit to Your Leaders I hear this sentiment everywhere from the secular to the religious: Submit to authority. Obey the head of the house. Just do what I say!   An overemphasis on obedience and submission to leaders or authorities has institutionalized the church, rebuilding the hierarchies of religious order and trading rich relationships for bosses and employees. which has one Head with many members and… Read more →

His Power is Made Perfect

My Inadequacy (His Strength)

Lately, I’ve been busy taking a refreshing look at my own inadequacy. The temptation in weakness of course is to run away or try too hard. But the glory of our gospel is that in my weakness His power is made perfect. I don’t come with persuasive arguments for debate, but with power, love, and a sound mind. Inadequacy Aside Inadequacy paired with opportunity is… Read more →