Aug 20 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: Is Killing Every One of Them Really Our Only Option?

I saw a Facebook post that claims that in the light of the beheading of U. S. journalist James Foley our only option is to hunt down and kill every one of them as soon as possible.

I think I’ve mentioned before that I’m not a pacifist. I believe acts of violence and even war [...]

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Aug 20 2014

Grand Rapids District: Mistakes Leaders Make

David Hills, Heartland District Superintendent, recently sent me an article by blogger Mark Miller entitled “Top Mistakes Leaders Make.”  […]

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Aug 20 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: Why Not to Tithe

The word “tithing” has undergone quite a substantial change in meaning over the course of my life. Growing up as a Seventh-day Adventist, it meant giving precisely 10% of one’s income to the church. This money had a special use in the SDA church, supporting pastors. For my parents, the tithe was just the starting [...]

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Aug 20 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: Standing up for Christians in the Middle East

In my sermon on Sunday, I discussed the “Vicar of Iraq,” the Rev. Canon Andrew White, and his warning that Christians who remain in Iraq “must be prepared to die for their faith.” On that note, I appreciate today’s New York Times op-ed from Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress: This bond between Jews […]

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Aug 20 2014

Mustard Seeds: The Be-Attitudes: Peacemaking or Keeping the Peace? (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Blessed are the peacemakers,for they will be called children of God.–Matthew 5:9 I’ve always wanted to be a superhero. Whether it was Superman or Luke Skywalker, I wanted to be the person who would defeat evil and make it so … Continue reading

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Aug 20 2014

Hacking Christianity :: Rev. Jeremy Smith: How many Resurrections are in your Sunday Worship? [Class Lesson]

A sample lesson for a Sunday School class that examines the hymnody in a sample worship service and how many different “types” of resurrection is in a single worship service! Includes discussion, examples, and takeaways.

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