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The Oft-Repeated Cycle of Church History

  A decade ago when I was the minister of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, our mission statement read, “We exist to evangelize the lost, edify the saved, minister to the needy and be a conscience in the community.” Experts on effective mission statements insisted it needed to be abbreviated so everyone could grasp…

What the UofL Scandal Teaches Us About Ultimate Hope

The College Basketball scandal that rocked the University of Louisville this past week has deeply disappointed every loyal Cardinal fan — me included. I’ve asked myself why this ongoing ordeal has left me so empty and depressed. Was it because I am in danger of having an enjoyable hobby taken away or is it because college basketball…

ASK BOB: “Is cremation Christian?”

Occasionally people ask my opinion on various personal or church issues. I recently received the following question which I have reprinted below, followed by my response. QUESTION Bob,   I would like your thoughts as to what the Bible says about cremation.  Thank you so very much. MY ANSWER For centuries the Roman Catholic Church…

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