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A Significant 500 Year Anniversary

This past Tuesday was the 500 year anniversary of Martin Luther’s famous 95 Theses.

According to tradition the German Monk and Bible Professor challenged the Pope to a debate on 95 issues by nailing them to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg, Germany. His revolutionary opinions would spark the Protestant Reformation and alter the course of history. Continue reading

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How is a Sinner “Born Again”?

Born Again 

The heading read “Just another sinner, Born Again.” Above it was a was an imposing head shot of Donald Trump.

The article by Lincoln Mullen appeared in Wednesday’s Atlantic magazine. My friend, Andy Diestlekamp, shared it on facebook yesterday. Andy tagged me since I had posted about James Dobston’s claim that Donald Trump had been converted, then quickly began to back track. Continue reading

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Does it Matter What We Believe?

Islam Christian DiscussionIn a Peanuts comic strip, Linus and Charlie Brown are engaged in serious conversation.

“I have a theological question,” says Linus, “When you die, and go to Heaven, are you graded on a percentage or on a curve?”

“On a curve, naturally,” Charlie responds.

Linus is clearly puzzled and asks, “How can you be so sure?”

Cheerfully Charlie answers, “I’m always sure about things that are a matter of opinion. Continue reading

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