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I grew up in a Pentecostal tradition that places a fairly strong emphasis on the belief that speaking in tongues is the initial evidence of being baptized in the Holy … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 16 Comments

this sucks

With a silent blog for a week one might assume I was at the International General Assembly of the Church of God this week. The truth is that it was … Continue reading

August 11, 2008 · 54 Comments

tithe of tithes

In my denomination each local church pays a tithe of tithes (TOT) that totals 10% of the members’ tithes that come into the church. Half of that TOT goes to … Continue reading

July 29, 2008 · 13 Comments

how evangelism works

How did you become a Christian? Was it through a revival? Through an evangelistic crusade? Through Christian television? Probably not. Rick Joyner has been doing informal polls about this for … Continue reading

July 16, 2008 · 7 Comments