The Problem with the Bible

To even bring this up in various settings as I travel it has brought up much emotion.  To openly mention it, and discuss it, seems to be quite offensive, as we certainly hold the Bible in highest regard.  It truly is the Word of God, the Truth, and God breathed.  It is God’s revealed message […]

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Is the Internet the Next Challenge to Faith?

There has always been challenges to Christianity, religion, and faith throughout history.  Most of the arguments are not new.  However, today, there is a change.  There is actually something new.  This generation growing up right now is dealing with something that no other generation ever has, when it comes to issues of faith.  It is […]

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Why Not Just Leave?

A friend of mine responded to this question.  ‘If someone you knew was going to leave their church or faith, what would you say to them?’ His response may hold some of the ‘truth’ of why some leave the church, in search of it. “Go ahead and go. If you want to go, then you’ll […]

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Questioning the Numbers

Some people love stats and some simply hate them.  When it comes to all the statistics on the retention of youth and young adults in our churches, I certainly have a love / hate relationship.  It seems everywhere I go people want to know the numbers.  Some want to be shocked.  Sometimes it is necessary […]

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When Leaders Fail

While many people list many reasons why they believe people leave the Church, where I live in Nova Scotia, we seem to have one reoccurring theme right now. Most would say it is because of the failings of those in Church leadership. We have had several high profile cases of people charged with different crimes […]

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Do We Believe?

  Our direction, choices, future, actions, and entire lives are affected by what we believe.  In that past three years I have made a discovery which I believe has, and will, change the face of what Christianity looks like in the western world forever.  That is quite a bold statement, but I am making it […]

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