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I received a good amount of criticism for my previous post COEXIST? – A Destructive Delusion
Based on the comments that were made and the questions that were asked of me I have realized that the people who support COEXIST have a deeply flawed idea of truth and love.
A common question I received was: “What makes your beliefs right and everyone else’s wrong? Other people believe in their god just as much as you believe in yours.”
This question implies that belief determines truth. For example if I believe in the God of the Bible then that’s the truth for me and if someone else believes in the god of Islam, then that’s the truth for them – and we are both equally entitled to our “truths”.
That is however the very ideology that I was rejecting in my first post. (more…)

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Entropy
1. A thermodynamic quantity representing the unavailability of a system’s thermal energy for conversion into mechanical work, often interpreted as the degree of disorder or randomness in the system
2. Lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder

Heart
1. The heart regarded as the center of a person’s thoughts and emotions, esp. love or compassion
2. The vital part or essence (more…)

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BE THE CHURCH!!
The church today is in the midst of an identity crisis – particularly in the American church.
We have an unhealthy disassociation with what (actually who) the church really is. We’ve mentally separated ourselves from being the church and placed the idea of the church onto a building of wood and brick.
This may come as a shock to some, but these fancy buildings that we see on the sides of the road with their denominational tags and pretty steeples, these are not churches – the true church has no denomination. The people inside attending service, singing, praying, acting – they aren’t the church either (although some of them might be.) (more…)

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In a world where people assume that they’re a Christian, or assume that they’re going to heaven because they “believe” in God, I have to ask – What does it mean to believe?
Is belief merely saying with your mouth “I believe”? Is belief a certain knowledge you have or a feeling deep inside you? (more…)

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Sometimes in life there are experiences that take your breath away – experiences that stay with you forever. And sometimes in life there are people you meet who affect you profoundly even in a matter of moments. (more…)

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I’ve been a father for 7 weeks now and it still blows my mind. I thought the initial fears I had before he was born would have melted away at his birth but instead they multiplied.   (more…)

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Will the world be a better place… After I’m gone?

Thinking about the one chance I get, will I use it to make this world a better place? Or will I waste it and fade away into the abyss of history? (more…)

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