Posts from April 2013

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Are You Making a Difference by Sherry Surratt

by Ken Langley

Most of the thoughts in this blog are originals from your pastors – “out of our minds.”  This week I offer you a guest blogger, Sherry Surratt, CEO and President, MOPS International.  For a couple of reasons.  MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is a CCC ministry I’m proud of, so this piece doubles worthwhile food for […]

“Passivity to Aggression?”

by Eliel Rojas

Sometimes we get the impression from Mathew 5:39 that we are to be passive to aggression. In this passage Jesus said: “But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also” (Mathew 5:39). But his passage is teaching that we […]

Joy In The Theater of Spiritual Growth

by Leo Barnes

I was 21 when I first heard the words “Zion Passion Play.”  They emitted from the mouth of a girl I was just getting to know.  As we strolled through the streets of Chicago, she went on and on and on about this play as though it were the single greatest theatrical production in the […]

“Evangelicals” in Favor of Same Sex Marriage

by Ken Langley

Some of us could have predicted that same-sex marriage would eventually become a hot issue, but I, for one, never dreamed that it would become the cause célèbre seemingly overnight.  The President, the Clintons, Rob Portman, and even a few self-confessed evangelical Christians like former megachurch pastor Rob Bell have come out in support for […]