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1517. The Legacy Project

1517 The Legacy Project serves churches and the world by providing a message of hope for those broken by the church, supplying theological resources that strengthen congregations, and modeling ways of engaging the culture in a manner that is thoughtful, courageous, and Christ-centered.

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What the Christian Life Looks Like

It’s a phrase that is constantly thrown around. From several online conversations it seems that, well, Paul wasn’t afraid to tell people what the Christian life looks like. But he never actually uses that phrase. He actually says something quite the opposite, he says your life is hidden with Christ, that only when He appears […]

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My Old Man—Fathers, Sons and ‘Simul’ in Hemingway

“Well Butler got his, all right.” The other guys said, “I don’t give a goddam if he did, the crook. He had it coming to him for all the stuff he pulled.” “I’ll say he had,” said the other guy, and tore the bunch of tickets in two. And George Gardner looked at me to […]

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Christian Patriotism

“Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.” (Romans 13:1-2) “Neither is the rule that Paul puts forth here […]

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It Has Nothing To Do With Salvation

It’s hard for me to comprehend that any words of Christ should be dismissed as being of no importance with such a trite mantra. Yet, these are the words I so often hear when discussing what Jesus has to say about the sacraments. Christ is our salvation, His word is truth. Anything Jesus Christ has […]

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Eating Cheeseburgers for Lent

If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations—“Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch” (referring to things that all perish as they are used)—according to human precepts and teachings? These have indeed an appearance […]

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The Get Down

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. (Col 3:20-22) So recently I went out on a limb and watched “The Get Down.” I have to say it brought back all sorts of nostalgia for the days when camp counselors thought it […]

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