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The Sorry State of the American Church

What I am pasting below is an essay from long ago that I posted elsewhere.  It’s old, but I wanted it on this blog for reference sake.


I have been asked to write this note. I cannot write as long of a note as is required. My thinking here is years in the making. I am beginning with a ‘clean slate’ here, not reacting to previous notes, and picking the starting point without any other baggage.

Put simply, I contend that the missing ingredient in the American Church today is any robust understanding and consequently a lack of application, of … continue reading...