Tag Archives: Christ-Follower

Relational Proclamation of the Word, Personally and in Church: Practical “Distractions” for Sharing Christ in the 3rd World

Following a blog post from ThomRanier.com—http://ow.ly/k8vh1–I was reminded of a very real issue for expectations and reality of being a faithful Christ follower in the non-West cultures. Talk about “First World Problems,” Ranier’s list and the subsequent comments show the contextual … Continue reading

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Self-Worship Vs. “Creator-Fingerprinted” Creation

I believe the universal liking of nice things is a reflection of a deep, inherrent knowledge of a “good” and a “bad” existing in the world.

So, although people may have a motivation to have good things/nice things as defined by their peers/culture/society/family, the heart of the universal liking of niceness is a matter of the eternal God having made all men to know him, his truth, his reality, and to have a right relationship with him. Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Chaos of Christ-Followers

God is not chaotic, but his work, Word, etc. are seen as foolishness to the world, and when mixed/interacting with the world, God’s order, plans, purposes, peace, joy, love, and grace seem chaotic or brings “chaos” to the backward world as it sets it right-side up. Continue reading

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