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Why I am Progressive but Still Evangelical at Heart

I was raised fundamentalist. I was nurtured on the writings of John R. Rice and was significantly influenced by Jack Hyles, Carl McIntire, Lester Roloff, and Oliver Greene. Other than the Bible, The Sword of the Lord was my primary … Continue reading

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Problems with the Sinner’s Prayer

In the last hundred years or so, the sinner’s prayer has become a popular tool in leading seekers to identify with Jesus. It is simple, to the point, and much less dramatic than the way I did it. During the … Continue reading

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What Does Evangelical Mean Today?

Since beginning my blog in January, I notice that many people use the terms evangelical and fundamentalist interchangeably. Often people familiar with my beliefs about Jesus and the Bible are puzzled when I call myself a progressive evangelical. This is … Continue reading

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