February 11, 2016

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Religion vs. Jesus?

This video isn’t my preferred style (I’m not hip enough) and it doesn’t come from exactly my point of view (I’m Reformed Baptist not Lutheran) but I still think it good enough to share.  Hope you enjoy!

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February 6, 2016

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Professor Pencil Reveals All

Well, maybe Professor Pencil doesn’t reveal all, but he reveals a lot!  Professor Pencil is the teacher I hold in my hand who, if I will take just a few minutes to listen to him, can teach me many things.  You see, if we take a few minutes to look at a text and mark […]

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January 19, 2016

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Persecution

It’s going on all around the world.  Do you remember them in prayer and support?

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December 30, 2015

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Text Message!

Today is the second release in the new “Text Message” series.  What’s that all about, you ask?  Good question!  Text messages (at least here at ChurchSalt) are little snippets of Scripture that folks like you and I may find a bit challenging.  In some cases they might even make us uncomfortable!  But that’s good, right?  […]

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December 21, 2015

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A Christmas Look at Jesus

Often, around this time of year we hear so much about the baby Jesus and His birth that we begin to gloss over the whole thing a bit.  Veteran Christians are especially prone to this because we’ve celebrated Christmas so many times and heard so many sermons it can all be a bit redundant by […]

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December 14, 2015

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Jedi Church Brings a Bit of Shame to the Christian World

No, I’m not making this up.  Yes, there is an actual Jedi church based on the fictional Star Wars characters.  The part of this goofiness I find to be interesting is that this organization seems to invoke more devotion in its followers than many of today’s modern professing Christians.  How so?  Well, below is a […]

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November 16, 2015

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Contemplative prayer, Centering Prayer or….

If you haven’t noticed, there seems to be increasing attention on some of the more ancient prayer practices lately.  Centering prayer, contemplative prayer and meditation are all being discussed now with Christian application in mind.  While some of the authors promoting these ideas (Merton, Keating, etc.) may have some fine-sounding things to say regarding the […]

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November 11, 2015

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Are You a Professional Christian? You should be…

Shamelessly stolen from Marc Minter of First Baptist Church, Diana, Texas: “I did not know this until recently, but the term “professional” actually came into use as Protestant Christians argued against any division between things that are ‘sacred’ and things that are ‘secular.’ There are some who believe that these two realms either rarely or […]

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November 3, 2015

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Ex-Roman Catholic Priest Speaks

Below is a small piece of the story of Herman Hegger where he discusses his former faith and the doubts he struggled with on a regular basis.  This piece is the portion of his story describing his departure from the Roman Catholic faith and priesthood  (the whole story can be read in full by clicking […]

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