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What happens when sheep are led by hirelings and wolves?

Society and especially the churches are in perilous times.  It is imperative to understand what can happen when evildoers are controlling the masses. A brief review of Part 1 and Part 2 of this series: There are three kinds of people: Sheep, Shepherds and Wolves. Shepherds are focused on caring for the sheep. Shepherds are …

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Have you been told to keep your focus at the foot of the cross?

“Keep your focus at the foot of the cross” is often dished out by those who consider themselves Christians. It’s a common mantra in Christianese. It’s used by accredited Christian counselors, church leaders, pew warmers, tin-pot evangelists… you name it. The saying is easy to learn and repeat parrot fashion, like a mantra. Or like …

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On conspiracies & conspiracy theorists – by Rebecca Davis

I’ve been reading about the Thomas Chantry trial at Thou Art the Man, and the shameful cover-ups of his abuse of young boys. Such a similar story to so many others, so many broken lives, so many years, so much harm, so much evil behavior from those who claim to represent Christ. That, and an unrelated …

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WANTED — Fantasy Wife

I am a deeply flawed man looking for the ideal woman to fix my life. She must be willing to give all of her energy, time, and talent to meeting my needs. She will be my rescuer, savior, and strength. This position is only for a very unique woman . . . is it you? …

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Interview with Catherine DeLoach Lewis (Part 1)

Catherine DeLoach Lewis is a Christian counselor. I came across Catherine when watching a presentation (via DVD) that she gave at a PASCH conference in 2011. PASCH = Peace and Safety in the Christian Home; an organization that is now sadly defunct. Cathy impressed me as someone who was taking innovative action in the field …

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Conscience, emotions, and how they inter-relate

Jeff S said in a recent comment in another post: I believe that that the root of my poor decisions was trusting the church. And that leaves me in a tough place — I have to be more intelligent about what I trust my church FOR now, and that is a scary thing. It was …

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