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Category Archive: My Musings

My personal thoughts and musings on different issues

Nov 07 2011

Motivational Christianity

Prosperity gospel and a unicorn have something in common - Both are a myth

After my last post on Shocking Christian Books, I just happened to listen to a Joel Osteen video on YouTube.  The guy is really good.  He is personable and engaging.  Problem is he’s not a preacher but a motivational speaker.  He motivates people on how to feel good about themselves.  I looked up motivational speaker …

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Oct 18 2011

Shocking Christian Books

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I had started a post dealing with theology.  I decided to take a break and was browsing Christian books for my Kindle.  I am, to say the least, SHOCKED at what I found.  I decided to write this post instead as a means to get it off my chest and to do what I can …

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Oct 13 2010

Gossip and its Effects

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Back in 2009, I wrote a post about gossip (read here).  That post focused on what scripture had to say about it.  I’ve been bothered by how pervasive gossip is in the body of Christ.  I am very troubled as to how damaging it is to the person who is the target of gossip.  I …

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Apr 13 2010

Abortion or Murder? Well It Depends

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I was watching the news and one of the reports was that a man was arrested for the murder of a couple.  The couple’s two children managed to escape.  They went on to state that the man is being charged with three counts of murder.  What??  Turns out the woman was pregnant.  He was being …

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Apr 09 2010

Bribe Them To Salvation

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Yes, that’s one approach.  Well, at least for this one mega church in Corpus Christie, Texas.  They had the bright idea of a massive and expensive give-away just for going to church this past “Easter” service.  The prices included luxury cars, gym memberships, bikes, television sets, etc.  I guess if nothing else works, bribery is …

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