Category Archives: Dying to Self

Hmm, I Wonder What My Father’s House Shall Be Called?

The fashion today finds some churches talking smack about how long the worship portion of their Sunday meeting persists. “We open with 20 minutes of nonstop praise to the Lord!” “Well, we spend 40 minutes lifting up His name!” Meanwhile, churches continue to build or renovate so that the altar area is more like the […]

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Empty Faith: When Manliness, Quiverfull, and Christian Principles Add Up to Nothing

Many people are lamenting the loss of church membership in the U.S., though I’m not convinced those loss numbers are anything but statistical anomalies. Still, I think something is happening to the quality of Christian practice in this country. In addition, there’s a loss of understanding about what it means to be a Christian, what […]

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5 Reasons Christians Need to “Stifle It” (and #6 Will Change Your Life)

I’ve come to the point that I no longer care about what happens in cultural evangelicalism. I walked away from evangelicalism years ago, frustrated with the direction of the movement. I guess this is the natural end point of that walking away. My leaving, however, is not even a blip on the radar. No one […]

by Dan EdelenComments (10)

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