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Summer of Love: 1 John 2:3-11

One of the main things that have divided churches for hundreds of years is the subject of “change.” Many things play into this sort of division such as what is actually changing, the pace of the change, who is on either side of the change, and so on. Usually, it...

Rusty George - Summer of Love: 1 John 2:3-11
Randomness

Summer Reading 2018

Everyone wants their summer to be the “best summer ever," but then we get overwhelmed and anxious about pulling it off. Here are a few books that will bring rest to your soul, health to your home, and hope for your heart. That sounds like a good summer to me! 1....

Rusty George - Summer Reading 2018
Faith and Culture

Summer of Love: 1 John 1:5–2:2

Last week we started off our summer trip through 1 John with John’s marvelous introduction to his first letter which proclaims that all have access to “fellowship” with God through Jesus with one another. It’s a beautiful thing and one that certainly shouldn’t be...

Rusty George - Summer of Love: 1 John 1:5–2:2
Randomness

A Letter From an Extrovert To All Introverts

I am not an extrovert. So I’ve invited my good friend and classic extrovert, Brandon Beard, to follow up last weeks blog, "A Letter to Extroverts," with his version of "A Letter to Introverts." Dear Introverts, In the words of Tom Cruise from the film Jerry...

Rusty George - A Letter From an Extrovert To All Introverts
Faith and Culture

Summer of Love: 1 John 1:1-4

I often get asked where to start when reading the Bible for the first time, or even just what I’m reading in the Bible, personally, as of late. Of course, if someone is asking where to start I usually direct them to one of the Gospels so they can read about Jesus’...

Rusty George - Summer of Love: 1 John 1:1-4
Faith and Culture

Becoming A Part of the Solution

It is no secret that religion is one of the main forces dividing us not only as a culture but also as human beings throughout the world today. Some of the most terrible acts of terror, genocide, even wars themselves have been committed or pursued on religious...

Rusty George - Becoming A Part of the Solution
Randomness

A Letter From an Introvert To All Extroverts

Society is roughly 50/50 on the introvert to extrovert scale. It may seem like the extroverts outnumber us recluses, but that’s just because they are loud. So for every introvert who has struggled to figure out how to make your way through an increasingly...

Rusty George - A Letter From an Introvert To All Extroverts
Faith and Culture

Jesus, Islam and Ramadan

Perhaps this isn’t on your radar, but last week began the yearly observance of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. If you aren’t familiar, Ramadan is a month-long time of fasting from sunrise to sunset to honor the prophet Mohammed and commemorate the time that he...

Rusty George - Jesus, Islam and Ramadan
Family

Happy Anniversary

On May 21, 1994, I stood on a stage and watched Lorrie Miller walk down the aisle. We thought we were so progressive by not using Mendelssohn's traditional Wedding March, but rather Trumpet Voluntary, but then the trumpet player played it like he had his lips...

Rusty George - Happy Anniversary
Faith and Culture

Being A Christian In Public

How to express or endorse your faith in public is one of the hardest things to do as a follower of Jesus in the 21st Century. It has always been that way, but given how connected we are as a culture and how globalized we are as a society, it just seems to be...

Rusty George - Being a Christian in Public

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