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Christianity Without The Religion BLOG hosted by Brad Jersak.

Breakfast with Brad – “Moving On” – Ashamed of Jesus?

In which Brad tries his Jim Gaffigan's 'offended Christian' voice (see below--trigger warning), plans hard-boiled eggs embedded with garlic stuffed olives & ponders Jesus words in Luke 9:26.

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Why Do Many Christians Make the Good News Sound So Weird? – Monte Wolverton

Among some folks, the ability to speak fluent "Christianese" is a sign of true Christianity. But do these special words and phrases help or hinder the message? Here's some suggestions as to how we as Christ-followers might improve our communication skills. —Text and illustrations by Monte Wolverton I just want to come up alongside you. I have a burden—because God has laid it on my heart to minister to you and disciple you. God spoke to me, and he wanted me to share my testimony with you and to witness to you. The message I'm called to give you will be a real ...

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Rapid Depressurization & Emergency Descent? What to expect… by Grant Corriveau

“Ladies and Gentlemen, please direct your attention to our flight attendants (or our video screens) as they demonstrate some important safety features …” And at this point way too many people tune out and miss the most important five minutes of their flights. These are the five minutes of preparation that just might save their lives. These are the five minutes that they might suddenly be wishing they could have back — in the “unlikely event” of an accident or incident. This week the big news and terribly sad news is about the Southwest B737, which ...

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Uplift: A Pilot’s Journey – by Grant Corriveau

View video trailer for Uplift     Song: Travelers by Carolyn Arends Uplift - A Pilot's Journey Take off with Captain Grant Corriveau in “Uplift – A Pilot’s Journey.” During your flight you will be fascinated by many true stories shared by Grant as he invites you to experience his life-long journey of discoveries.  Captain Grant will reveal, through his story and rise in the ranks in the aviation industry, culminating in the pilot’s seat in the cockpit, that not everything we need in life is learned in classes and training seminars. Beginning with his ...

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Righteousness by Law or By Faith – Greg Albrecht

There's an old story about a young man who asked his rich grandfather, "Grandpa, how did you get so rich?" "Well," said grandpa, "during the Great Depression my family had no money whatsoever. I found two pennies in my old piggy bank, and I bought an apple with those two pennies. I shined that apple up, took it out on the street where people were hungry, and sold it for five cents. Then I took that nickel and bought two more apples for two cents each. I shined them all up, took them back out on the street, and sold them for five cents each."The grandfather paused, and ...

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Breakfast with Brad – Moving On (5/12) – Gore, Genocide and Omelettes

Must we believe that God literally commanded the extermination of whole people groups in the Old Testament conquest narratives? Or could we attribute some of those incidents to human violence done in the name of God to justify their actions? BONUS MATERIAL: Matt Lynch on "The Joshua Conquest"  

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“Big God, Big Love, Big Cross” – audio sermon by Brad Jersak & Wm. Paul Young

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The Killing House – Wm. Paul Young

Behind my desk there sits a clock, crafted by Terry King, a man who has become my friend and who has lived in Unit 2A on Death Row in Tennessee for 34 years. Right before Christmas, two years ago, it arrived unexpected, a gift. The first time I met Terry, it was because of a friend of a friend, who asked me to come and spend a few hours with him. The Shack has had a profound impact on his life, as well as other inmates. Since then, I have tried to visit every time my travels have taken me through Nashville. This blog was written in the last few days in the wake of my most ...

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Lloyd Laces Up One Last Time #HumboldtStrong – Kim Langon

The community is invited to ‘Skate for Humboldt’ on the Shamrock Centre ice this Friday evening, April 13, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. BY KIM LANGEN For the very last time, a one-time high school hockey player will be lacing up his skates this Friday evening, before carefully hitting the ice. And as he does so, the image of the recently devastated Humboldt Broncos team will be in both his mind, and heart. “I feel great grief over the tragedy of the unexpected fatality of those boys,” said Lloyd Jersak, 80. “I have grandchildren that are that age.” Half of ...

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Christianity Without the Religion Smartphone App

  Now available for your smart phone, pad or tablet on Apple, Google Play or Amazon. To download the CWR (Christianity Without Religion) App, click here.  Welcome to the official Christianity Without the Religion and Plain Truth Ministries App for smart phones and tablets. This FREE App proclaims authentic Christianity without the religion.  Our work is Christ-centered, based on God's amazing grace, giving hope to those burned out by legalistic religion. When you download this app you will have access to our weekly CWR Blog, to the daily and weekly ...

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