Category Archives: Friendly Fire in the Church

There’s Some Sawdust in my Eye and I Want it OUT!

My husband sent me a post today and it is truly the BEST that I have read regarding the media craziness over “Ben and Jerry’s” and “Chik-Fil-A”. With my eyes cleaned out from Mr. Noble’s wise and pithy words, I … Continue reading

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What Will You Do/Give Up for Your Children?

Most parents would answer this question with something like: “Whatever it takes.” or “Anything.” But from my own experience and observation, I do not believe that is true. I am writing this as I look back over 30 years of … Continue reading

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Restoration – or Not

Former pastor, Eddie Long, is the more recent in a long list of Christian leaders who have succumbed to temptation in a very public way. J. Lee Grady, former editor of Charisma wrote in his most recent blog,Phoney Rabbis, Lost Discernment and … Continue reading

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Greg’s Fishin Hole

My friend, Greg, had another great post this morning re: forgiveness.  So come on over to Greg’s Watering Hole today and take a sip of his brew. It’s straight from the Living Water!

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Accountability – Still Part of My Life

J. Lee Grady’s newsletter this month, Why Bishop Eddie Long Should Be Transparent, convicted me of my own need for accountability in order to be spiritually healthy. It is a no-brainer to say that accountability among the ordained is, at … Continue reading

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September "Back-to-School" not just for Kids!

As September draws near even the churches who have taken a summer vacation have put out their bulletins and dusted off their websites to entice members to sign up for small group classes. Leadership personnel are hit with Saturday and … Continue reading

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The Heart of My Worship

Henry recently pointed out an online article on The Christian Post about Dan Lucarini, author and apparently a former worship leader. (book: Why I Left the Contemporary Christian Music Movement) It seems Mr. Lucarini left CMM because 1) he feels … Continue reading

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Ray Boltz: Remember the Anchor

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Matthew 7:1-2 (NIV) I was sad today as … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: Not a Neat Package

I believe forgiveness is about the heart. When Jesus said, “Father, forgive them for they know not what they are doing.” (Luke 23:34), He was looking at my heart not at the actions or the words. What was my heart … Continue reading

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To Forgive Or Not Forgive – A Frequent Question

As I went into worship this morning I knew that I had to “deal with some stuff ” today. Some things had happened in my week that had put unforgiveness in my heart. I didn’t like it and I didn’t … Continue reading

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