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Your Feelings Are Important, but Don’t Follow Them

“Every disciple of Jesus must learn to look for truth outside of themselves. As we submit to God’s ways in the face of our hurt feelings, eventually our heart will begin to line up with God’s heart. Rather than following our heart, we need to guard and guide our heart. We do this by following God’s truth. The world will tell you to just follow your heart; God says, ‘Follow me.'” Click image below to read full post.

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Stepping Away from My Role as Pastor at CrossPoint

“Today, I publicly shared my resignation before our congregation. Going through this process and sharing this update is one of the most difficult things I’ve ever done. This big change has really come out of the blue in some sense. I will try to be as clear about my resignation as possible while avoiding redundancy. As I transition out of my role as Pastor at CrossPoint Lindsborg, I ask for your grace and prayers through it all.” Click image below to read full post.

I’m Fine Calling Myself a Calvinist

“I have yet to find any compelling reason not to agree with Calvinism. Maybe I’m not educated enough. Maybe I just haven’t found the bad theology yet. I’m still waiting… Now, when I mention Calvinism I am alluding to the TULIP. I’m not saying John Calvin is our savior. And you can certainly be saved without being a Calvinist. I want to hear substantial arguments against the actual doctrines of Calvinism. Where is the substance, the evidence, and objective mistakes within Calvinism?” Click image below to read full post.

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