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The Church, The Eternal Purpose

Church Is Not Church

Nine years ago I was asked to move and be a part of what I consider to be one of the most extraordinary opportunities in human history. At that point it had been a long time coming and a…

3rdRace.org Life, Christ

BRC & ARC: Lord & Savior

We had believed into Christ and claimed to make Him Lord and Savior of our lives. But our actions spoke otherwise. We followed our own path, ultimately keeping lordship for ourselves, and we strove to please Him, ultimately keeping…

Church Life

Filling in the Gaps (Pt. 1)

Back in 2011 we found ourselves looking for a new job. Another couple, dear friends of ours, found themselves in the same position also, so we were on the job hunt together. It was during this time that I…

Christ, Church Life, The Church

The Church’s Problem

We are so inclined to juice everything down into understandable parts. We analyze, categorize, and summarize everything so that it can compute in our human thinking. Last week I decided to google “church mission statements”. The list I found…

Christ, Christian Life, Church Life, The Church

The System Is Within You

Many people are having their eyes opened to the issues with the structure of the modern church. The “system” as some call it. Things like the clergy/laity divide, the way churches are run like businesses, and the inch-deep relationships.…

Church Life

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It.

Imagine this: Your best friend breaks their arm. What do they do? They go to the doctor, have it set, and have a cast put on it to hold the bones in place and allow it to heal. Now,…

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The Texas Bible

R.C. and I have spent the last two weekends in Texas. We had the opportunity to fellowship with Saints near Houston and Dallas, and we left both weekends so encouraged and blessed. Once again being in the great state…

Christ, The Church

The Church’s One Foundation

One day, a few years ago, I sat down to write a blog post.  I really wanted to post something, anything.  I asked the Lord what He wanted to say, my head in my hands.  Then I looked up,…