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All over the news this morning was the story about a speech on bullying given by Dan Savage founder of the ‘It Gets Better Project’. The audience, for this speech, was the very people Savage says he is trying to reach, high school students. During the speech Savage went on a rant about the offensiveness of the Bible and how it is used for bigotry towards the gay community. He suggested, in his expletive laced rant, that the Bible should be ignored and pushed aside so to speak. Let me remind you all of this was spoken before a crowd of high school students some of who profess to be Christians and embrace the Bible as the inspired and inerrant Word of God. Several of these same students got up and walked out of the auditorium where Savage was giving his speech. Continue Reading…

A couple a weeks ago Newsweek advertised, on their front cover, an article titled ‘Forget the Church, Follow Jesus’.  I guess at its core it doesn’t sound like a bad idea. We really are called to follow Jesus and not the Church as an institution.  However, the Church does have an important role to play in our lives as followers of Christ and that truth should not be minimized. Continue Reading…