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The Problem with the Moral Law

When discussing Torah with someone from many a church, a dilemma will arise in that the believer will believe their sins are done away with and the Torah, too (like a bonus!), but then asked if it’s okay to cheat … Continue reading

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Our Unbelief Makes a Lie of Our Confession

Reading through Ecclesiastical History by Eusbias (a full “review ” will be forthcoming), and one thing keeps coming to the surface, the early congregation was largely populated by believers who were ready, even cheerful to be martyred. Those who were became celebrities … Continue reading

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Racism: the unwinnable argument

The other day I reconnected with my brother, Jordan. His wedding was coming up, and I missed that I hadn’t seen him in awhile. Adding him on Facebook however, I soon found race related posts surfacing. I groaned because I … Continue reading

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We are a kingdom of ministers

I was somewhat surprised by the positive feedback from my “how I ended up Messianic…” series. Unexpected people seemed to be blessed by it. And all I’d done was tell a fairly “plain” story. Meanwhile, in the last couple days, … Continue reading

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How I ended up Messianic: An Autobiographical Tale (Episode III)

Continuing my personal story of moving from a ‘normal, nondenominational’ Christianity to something called Messianic Judaism. Previous episodes recounted my Christian upbringing, and my near shipwreck. The latest showed the dilemma that paved the way and my discovery of the … Continue reading

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How I ended up Messianic: An Autobiographical Tale (Part 2)

Continuing my personal story of moving from a ‘normal, nondenominational’ Christianity to something called Messianic Judaism. Part one covered my Christian upbringing, conversion, and beginning of real disciplship… Proto-Messianic Needless to say, those years at Medical Lake Community Church with … Continue reading

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How I ended up Messianic: An Autobiographical Tale: Episode I

I’ve stumbled again into doctrinal debating. I know, right? I’ve tried to avoid them, but should I? How can iron sharpen iron without making sparks? Leviticus 19:17 tells us as a sign of love to arguingly argue with one another. … Continue reading

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Community III: It’s not just me and God

Let me start by acknowledging that many believers feel threatened by any concept of structure or authority. Even talking about community and things it implies makes many fear that they are about to become unwelcome, as a dear sister told … Continue reading

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How to use Facebook and Twitter for actual conversation

And Instagram and every other program I won’t know about for another year or so. I start by confessing that I am about the worst offender in the start a political/religious fight via social media. Barely-subconsciously, I’d say it was … Continue reading

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The key to personal finance is realizing you’re a CEO

I’m not wealthy by any stretch, so I find it odd that anyone asks me for financial advice or how I handle my finances. But I do get by comfortably on less than 25k. So, I’m gonna throw our my … Continue reading

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