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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part Three and Conclusion

The second extreme view of faith, which is focused on works alone, often leads to legalism and self-reliance, with resulting self-righteousness. It can distract from the importance of what Jesus did on the cross, and from Him as the way, the truth, … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part Two

For those who have not read Part One The first extreme view of faith, which is focused on beliefs alone and is common in American evangelicalism, often leads to the perception that doubt is bad. One verse that has contributed to this … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part One

There are so many people who, as a result of this fallen world, don’t have loving family members.  Today in the U.S. it is Father’s Day, and some of you reading may be missing your dads, or depressed that you … Continue reading

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Ode to a Turkey

A tragedy happened tonight.  There weren’t any reporters on the scene.  The incident did not draw attention from the masses.  In fact, it may have been a tragedy that did not stir the heart of the driver or human witnesses … Continue reading

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Peace Without Borders

As we enter this new year with a new President and new administration in the US, some of us may be feeling a bit unnerved.  We are seeing President Trump carry out campaign promises.  He has issued an executive order … Continue reading

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Challenging Religion – Part Six and Conclusion

See Part One here. See Part Two here. See Part Three here. See Part Four here. See Part Five here. For the entire article go here: Challenging Religion. The Righteousness of the Pharisees At the start of his ministry Jesus … Continue reading

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Challenging Religion – Part Five

See Part One here. See Part Two here. See Part Three here. See Part Four here. For the entire article go here: Challenging Religion. A Case Study in Religion: ‘Eat What is Set Before You’ Twinned with the false interpretation … Continue reading

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Challenging Religion – Part Four

See Part One here. See Part Two here. See Part Three here. For the entire article go here: Challenging Religion. The New Kosher From an animal welfare perspective nowhere do we see the battle between faith and religion more than in … Continue reading

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Challenging Religion – Part Three

See Part One here. See Part Two here. For the entire article go here: Challenging Religion. The Destruction of the Temple As Jesus walks through the corridors of history he beckons those that would follow him to come out of religion … Continue reading

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Do Unto Others

The Bible says do unto others as we would have them do unto us (Matthew 7:12). It says that whatsoever [we] do to the least of these [we] do to God (Matthew 25:40-45). So what are these verses telling us, … Continue reading

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The Bible and Animals, Part Two

We left off on Part One discussing some key points in scripture regarding: Are animals created to be our companions? Do animals have souls/spirits? We continue now with article 51 from our sister page, Animal Christian Concern.  More can be … Continue reading

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The Bible and Animals, Part One

Shepherding All God’s Creatures has a sister page, Animal Christian Concern.  ACC’s work in the United Kingdom began in 1985, founded by May Tripp and Co-founded by Roslyne Smith, one of the partners of Shepherding All God’s Creatures Blog and … Continue reading

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Will Animals Be Resurrected And With Us In Heaven And On The New Earth?

It’s that time of year, Fall for some, and in many places around the world, like here in Minnesota USA, the weather is getting cooler, the leaves are turning beautiful colors – all sorts of shades of reds and golds … Continue reading

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“Give Me Jesus”

Billy Graham was an inspiration to me when I was a teenager.  We went to one of his evangelizing events with my home town church of Gemmell, Minnesota, USA.  We traveled to Minneapolis and stayed in a camper trailer in … Continue reading

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A Prayer for You and a Psalm for Animals

I have had several conversations lately with folks who feel they lack faith.  As I ponder this, I have been beginning to wonder if it is faith they lack –  or trust? How much faith do we need?  The bible … Continue reading

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