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Looking beyond the Catholic priesthood

With all the reports of sexual abuse by priests, perhaps we should ask:  “Who are the real priests?” Advertisements

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The vibrance of spiritually spontaneous Christianity

When Spirit-filled Christianity stops allowing spontaneity and succumbs to structure and systemization it soon gets stale. When every faithful Christ-follower is recognized as a priest of the living God, Christianity will be revolutionized! God’s voice, heard without ears, but with your … Continue reading

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Spiritual authority & the kingdom of God

Christ wants to exercise His authority and build God’s kingdom, but, too often, church gives men the authority to override Him. However, the kingdom of God begins to manifest when people faithfully make the risen Jesus their supreme authority. Any authority … Continue reading

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Priests & other church leaders

Being hurt by religion is sometimes the first step toward learning to listen to and follow the risen Jesus. It helps us look beyond religious leaders to Christ. The body of Christ should be an environment of radical humility, honesty, … Continue reading

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Priests behaving badly in Pensylvania

A grand jury report issued on August 14 revealed that Roman Catholic bishops in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests that took place over a period of 70 years. (A week before that numerous allegations … Continue reading

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Bill Hybels & Willow Creek show flaws of “Big Man On Campus” church

Perhaps Bill Hybels shows that the “Big Man On Campus” way of doing church is flawed. Here’s are some insights inspired by Bill’s alleged backstage harassment incidents at Willow Creek. Religious leaders who have power over a congregation and little … Continue reading

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