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Pastors Blog Posts

What Do We Do Now?

The answer comes back to three simple words.

Moral Failure (Before a Watching World)

There have been few things more damaging to the church’s witness than how it has handled moral failure among its leaders.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 24, 2012 |
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What Augustine’s Baptism Can Teach Our Churches

As they moved toward the baptistry, candidates were expected to recite the Creed, not to show that they “meant business” but in order to show that they were now entrusted with a glorious mystery of the faith, expected to preserve this for the next generation. (Read more)

5 Inconvenient Truths about the Writing Life

What you don't know about getting published

The 'R' Word

The ultimate obscenity, the most profane word in the English vocabulary, the one personal epithet that cannot be hurled, is the “R” word. "Responsible."

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 21, 2012 |
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'Remain at Your Posts and Do Your Duty'

On Saturday, April 21, Charles Wendell Colson died. On Wednesday of this week, I attended his memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 17, 2012 |
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A Critical Mind vs. A Critical Spirit

In our celebration of the critical mind, we may be indulging the critical spirit. There is a difference. A big one. And it’s largely one of the heart.

Why They Dislike Us: Christians and "Branding"

What the Scriptures says to a church obsessed with its image

What Preoccupation with Spiritual Growth Produces

Personal development is certainly not wrong, but it is misleading—and it can be very disappointing—to make it our preeminent goal.

What Maurice Sendak Can Teach the Church

Maurice Sendak, who just died, doesn’t seem, at first glance, to have much to teach Christians. But this atheist with a cynical outlook and a foul mouth saw something of the fallen glory of the universe we followers of Jesus sometimes ignore.

The 'No' and 'Yes' to Culture Wars

Our goal is to remove every barrier that exists between such persons and their acceptance of the scandal of the cross … except the scandal of the cross!

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 14, 2012 |
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Why Mother's Day Will Be Harder for Us This Year

Jesus helps you face losses on Mother's Day

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

It’s been a breathtaking week on the culture front in relation to homosexuality.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 10, 2012 |
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200-Proof Grace

Are you busy mixing or do you drink grace straight? Are you always in a spiritual hurry or is your soul free to rest and raise a glass?

Who Are You Calling a Culture Warrior

You're a culture warrior even if you don't admit it.

Selling to Those Who Don't Care

It’s amazing the degree to which outreach strategies rest on a single, and deeply flawed, premise: That people want what you have to offer.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 07, 2012 |
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The Tabernacle and the Mosque

The headline is simple, but profound: “Mainline Protestants and Catholics who dominated the 20th century are literally losing ground to the rapid rise of Mormons and, increasingly, Muslims.” (RCMS Study)

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 03, 2012 |
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"I Struggle With Assurance of Salvation”

If Jesus has done enough to accomplish salvation for us, are we satisfied with him?

What Churches Could Learn from Restaurants

It occurred to me while dining out with my wife that churches could benefit from studying what these eating establishments are doing, and what they're not doing.

"Both Chastity and Contraception?"

Should churches educate their singles on how to use contraception?

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