Can we interpret the Bible by finding out what this verse means to me?

Have you ever gone to a Bible study and either they use a curriculum or the Bible itself, and the teacher reads a passage and then opens it up for comments by saying "What does this verse mean to you"? What is happening here is the teacher is confusing interpretation and application. There's a book …

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The very real effects of culture shock, Part 3 (final)

IntroductionPart 1: Examine the very real effects of expatriate living and culture shock.Part 2: Examine the very real effects of expatriate living and culture shock on the Christian, this time from a Christian worldview.Part 3: What to do about those stressesIn the Introduction to this Culture Shock series, I'd related several expatriate experiences I'd had …

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Dr David Jeremiah’s shocking apostasy, Updated

A few days ago, a friend emailed me a link to an invitation and announcement of an event at Dr David Jeremiah's Shadow Mountain Church. I was saddened but not surprised. It was indicative of the grievous trajectory one displays when one begins to depart from the faith. But first, let's go back and do …

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