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  • by Drew Anderson
    Maybe you’ve heard the quote: “Many professing Christians, for all practical purposes, live as functional atheists…” – Dan DeWitt, Jesus or Nothing Many times in today’s American Church culture we have been taught to de-personalize God and treat him in such a way that we are living as atheists even if we are talking like […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    I fell in love with the work of God in and thru the Moravians in my “Church Since The Reformation” church history class in Seminary. I know that may sound weird. But the Moravians captivated me. To the point that I forced my wife to go with me to Winston Salem, NC to go see […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    The least possible evidence that someone has believed the Gospel of Jesus is that they center their lives upon trying to get people to show up to something in order to hear a verbal presentation of this Gospel.
  • by Drew Anderson
    Another good title would be: Why leaving a ministry job might be saving their souls, and why you should stop talking about them. [If you haven’t read the pontifications of church “experts” about why people are leaving ministry jobs, then you can if you’d like. There are so many opinions on the stats out there […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    We’re in the beginning of the 4th week of 2022. And I’m still processing why it doesn’t feel like the new year even happened… I also wonder: Does anyone else feel that way or is it only me? I don’t have any specific answers yet as to why. But as I’ve been spending time with […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    Are you even in the “church world” in 2021 if you don’t hear the term deconstruction at least every other day? This past year and a half has proven difficult for a variety reasons. One of the main ones is how rapidly language is coming at people. Especially complex philosophical concepts that come out of […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    The amount of comments, blogs, posts, books, videos, and opinions about burn out that have been shared this past year is overwhelming. I likely have burn out from those more than the real aspects of my life… But nonetheless it feels necessary to address the topic as a part of this Words Matter series. First, […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    In just my relatively short time serving God’s people, I’ve grown weary of some of the language and categories that often times get used merely out of habit (or it’s just the inherited way people have always talked about things). Many times it is because of the burden that this language can produce, as opposed […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    Part 7: Answers about who “Paul replied, “Whether quickly or not, I pray to God that both you and everyone here in this audience might become the same as I am, except for these chains.” Acts 26:29 NLT If you’ve never read Acts 21-28, where Paul defends the faith in front of Jewish and Roman […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    Part 6: Spiritual family “So guard yourselves and God’s people. Feed and shepherd God’s flock…You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” Acts 20:28,35 NLT If you’ve never read Acts 20, or haven’t in a while, first go read it – especially the very end. […]
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