John O'Brien

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Songs from WorshipGod West

By onJuly 2, 2013 in —WorshipGod Conferences<p>Ever since reading Bryan Chapell’s excellent book, Christ-Centered Worship, I’ve been more intentional …

Asking Questions Without Demanding Answers

<i>Matthew Lee Anderson is the Lead Writer at Mere Orthodoxy and the author of The End of Our Exploring: A Book about Questioning and the Confidence of</i> …

Radical Ministry in a Darkened World

<b>Radical Ministry in a Darkened World: Philippians 2:1-18</b><p>As you’ve noticed, I’ve veered from my normal frequent blogging lately. I’ve been at the …

Street preachers assaulted and beaten at gay pride rally

By onJuly 6, 2013 in Christianity, Politics<p>Two street preachers were assaulted and beaten at a recent gay pride rally in Seattle, Washington. The …

Delphinium

What are some helpful ways to celebrate July 4th in the church?

In my American Southern Baptist circles, it is common to do patriotic musicals in the place of the morning worship service. I have concerns on …

“Mom, Dad… I’m Gay.” A Christian Parent’s Response

<i>July 4, 2013 David Murray</i> <i>9 comments</i><p>Rachel Held Evans concludes her blog post <i>If my son or daughter were gay</i> with this paragraph:<p><i>If God blesses Dan and</i> …

Riddleblog Intro

Do You Still Think Your Salvation Is Great?

Before all time; prior to all worlds; when there was nothing "outside of" God Himself; when the Father, Son, and Spirit found eternal, absolute, and …

Good Parenting

“Good parenting in – good kids out” is the paradigm we are most comfortable with. It is ironic though because, truth be told, none of us are the good …

Compelling pro-lifers to violate their consciences

Judges usually don’t outline strategies for activists who want to increase constitutional havoc, but on Wednesday one exasperated judge did<p>Some …

How Christ Conquered Bitterness

<i>When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.</i> …

Islam—The Great Challenge to Christian Evangelism of Our Times