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Speeding Up Your Recovery

Although I’m grateful for all the good accomplished through the Recovery Movement over the years, I get perturbed by its tendency to assign people to long-term victimhood. The philosophy seems to be, “Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic,” even if God has transformed your life and you’ve been sober for decades.And things aren’t much better if you attend a recovery group for grief, divorce, overeating, codependency, or some other trauma in your life. It’s as if they hand out scarlet letters at…See More
Oct 12
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Oct 10
Jim Buchan posted a blog post

Keeping Up Apperances

If you’re like me, you have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Yes, it provides a convenient way to keep up with my friends and let them know what I’m up to. And occasionally someone posts an interesting video clip or news item that I find profitable.However, I’ve concluded that for many people, Facebook is all about “keeping up appearances.” If you spend all your time in the unreality world of Facebook, you’ve probably concluded that every one of your friends is living the perfect life.…See More
Oct 10
Johnny Russell Almond posted a blog post

Living with Distinction

“To be individually righteous is the first of all duties, come what may to one’s self, to one’s country, to society, and to civilization itself.” (Joseph Krutch, 1964) “If you don’t mind my saying so” people state before voicing their opinions. But the following thoughts are not merely my opinions—they are convictions based on the Scriptures. Believers in Jesus Christ are different from infidels. Forgiven by heaven’s flawless Lamb, belonging to God in a personal way, they are compelled to live…See More
Oct 9
Jim Buchan posted a blog post

Getting Rid of Your Scarlet Letters

Of all the novels I read in high school and college, perhaps the one that impacted me the most was Nathaniel Hawthorne’s famous novel, The Scarlet Letter. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, the book tells the story of Hester Prynne, who is required to forever wear the letter “A” on her dress after she is discovered to be an adulteress.Think of what it would be like if this kind of punishment was enforced today. What if everyone who has engaged in sex outside of marriage was required to wear a…See More
Oct 8
Johnny Russell Almond posted a blog post

Our Brain's GPS

“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.” (Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895) The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three neuroscientists whose work is answering the question why we know where we are and where we’re headed. John O’Keefe (University College, London), May-Britt Moser (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), and Edward Moser (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) have discovered cells that form a positioning…See More
Oct 7
Johnny Russell Almond posted a blog post

Rating the President

“I know that when things don’t go well they like to blame the Presidents, and that is one of the things which Presidents are paid for.” (John F. Kennedy) According to the Gallup Poll, President Barack Obama’s job approval rating reached its high point (67%) in January 2009, and its low point (38%) September 2nd 2014. His most recent weekly average (September 15-21) was 43%. Gallup historical comparisons indicate the average for U.S. presidents between 1938-2014 was 53%. Other presidents in the…See More
Sep 29
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Sep 24
Jim Buchan posted a blog post

Myths About Full-Time Ministry

I’ll never forget the day I knelt in prayer beside the bed in my college dorm room and popped the important question: “Lord, do you want me to serve You full-time?”Almost immediately, the clear answer came, “Why, of course, Jim!”I was thrilled. The following Sunday I went to church and proudly told my friend Bob Hahn about my call to ministry.“Bob, while I was praying yesterday, I asked God if He wanted me to serve Him in full-time ministry. He said He did!”My older and wiser friend paused,…See More
Sep 22
Reuben Pradhan is now a member of Discipleship Network
Sep 22
Johnny Russell Almond posted a blog post

Dealing with the Devil

“We may not pay Satan reverence, for that would be indiscreet, but we can at least respect his talents.” (Mark Twain) Our archenemy would love to make our life hell on earth. But when we hear the lion’s roar ringing in our ears, we can order him to get out of our face. Struggling with sin will convince us that we need supernatural help if we’re ever going to vacate Satan’s death trap. We are a combination of opposites, a mixture of good and evil. Though we want to do right, our rotten nature…See More
Sep 18
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Sep 14
Dan R. Crawford posted a blog post

Walking by Faith

He walks by my house every Saturday morning on his way to worship - black slacks, white shirt, black yamaka on his head, black walking cane. His faith prevents him from driving on the Sabbath, so he walks, with a slight limp, for 22 blocks (3 miles round trip). Rain or shine, hot or cold, he walks. Lately, I’ve had bulging disks in my lower spine that create pain in the sciatic nerve of my right leg and I’ve thought of scaling back my activities, especially those that require excessive walking.…See More
Sep 12
Jim Buchan posted a blog post

Wholly Available?

Lately I’ve been thinking of an old chorus we used to sing 30 years ago in our church in Columbus, Ohio:“Here I am, wholly available. As for me, I will serve the Lord.”That was pretty much the entire song. But we sang it over and over, with great gusto.The song got so much traction back then because it accurately expressed our hearts toward God. Back then most of us really were “wholly available.” Many of us were single or recently married. Either we had no kids, or else our kids could be…See More
Sep 12
Dennis Owen joined Doug Morrell's group

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Speeding Up Your Recovery

Posted by Jim Buchan on October 12, 2014 at 5:48am

Keeping Up Apperances

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Living with Distinction

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    The Apostle Paul set a wonderful and powerful example for us on how to make disciples of others. He lived his life in such a way that people could see a living demonstration of the Holy Spirit's power to transform a life. Then he encouraged people to follow his example as he followed Christ's example. When the church at Thessalonica followed Paul's and Christ's example like that, they had an impact on a significant portion of the Mediterranean world. Join me in seeking to follow Paul's model as we pursue Christlikeness. See his example in 1 Corinthians 2:4-5; 1 Corinthians 4:16; 1 Corinthians 11:1; Ephesians 5:1; and 1 Thessalonians 1:6-7.


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