Category Archives: religion

Does the new normal make us anomie zombies?

Does the new normal mean that we are becoming anomie zombies? Are anomic attitudes and assessments making you zombic — so oblivious to moral constraints that you are mesmerized by confusion, restlessness, and unhappiness? Anomie basically means “normless” and “purposeless.” It comes from the Greek word … Continue reading

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Je suis un Salutiste! (I am a Salvationist!)

Je suis un Salutiste! (I am a Salvationist!) A terrorist wants to fill people with fear, anxiety, and intimidation. A Salvationist wants to set people free from fear, anxiety, and intimidation. (Salvationist — 1) a person who preaches salvation, deliverance … Continue reading

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A Sonny Heart Won’t Get Hacked Like Sony Did!

Our cold culture continually cyber attacks & tries to hack human hearts!  However, if you make your heart a Son-room and allow the living, resurrected Jesus Christ to be your 24/7/365 IT guy; your heart will be safe from society’s … Continue reading

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Life’s Most Important Bucket List

Bucket List?  Here is the No-Beatin’-Around-The-Bush-Bucket-List: 1)  Before you kick the bucket, get right with God! God is an inner guide nudging, prompting, and urging humans toward a peaceful, joyous, loving, and morally excellent life. Yet we are often so obsessed … Continue reading

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Got the guts to read the world’s most banned book?

Banned Books Week Challenge Celebrate Banned Books Week by having the guts to read the most banned and burned book in history — the Bible. It’s still on fire in the 21st Century burning with the power of God and … Continue reading

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Preaching In My Dreams–Boy, I Miss It! (A Nashville Story)

I miss preaching . . . I woke up this morning dreaming that I was preaching. Although I haven’t preached a sermon in several years, I really miss it. When I preach, I feel the Holy Spirit surging through me. … Continue reading

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9 Questions About Church (Ecclesiology)

9 quick ecclesiastical questions . . . 1) Do we want God to actually show up in church meetings? 2) Are we willing for Him to interrupt, override, and change our program, agenda, and structure? 3) What if many people … Continue reading

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