ONLINE CHURCH! The very words bring strong emotion to the hearts of many Christians and ministry leaders.

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Eventually, Christian leaders will have to do what they’ve done for 2,000 years. We will have to lead the flocks to which Christ Himself has made us overseers. We cannot permanently abdicate responsibility to temporal powers.

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It really doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. You could be a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan and find that you’ll agree with a Philadelphia Eagles fan, at least on this one point. Even the redneck and the socialite will find common ground here. I think we can all agree. During this COVID-19 […]

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301 years ago, Robinson Crusoe, widely considered the First English Novel, was released in England to enormous praise.  Audiences loved the simple story of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad.  Poor Crusoe encounters prisoners, mutineers, and even cannibals during his adventurous stay.  Yet the first foes he would face would not come […]

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Today’s Blog is a guest post from my wife, Heather. Enjoy! “Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as […]

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We Will Plant Churches

September 9, 2013

Southern Hills is not a rich church with a huge budget. However, we have determined to scrimp, save and spend ever dime we possibly can on planting churches around the world. We have helped to plant churches in India, Africa, Mexico, the South Pacific, Nepal, France, Italy and the UK. We have supported church plants […]

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Who Wrote the Pentateuch?

August 30, 2013

The first five books of the Bible (Pentateuch, The Law, The Torah) were written anonymously. Unlike many of the books of the Bible, these five do not claim to have an author. However, it is widely believed that Moses was indeed the author of these most important books. Here are a few reasons why I […]

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Who Wrote the Pentateuch?

August 30, 2013

The first five books of the Bible (Pentateuch, The Law, The Torah) were written anonymously. Unlike many of the books of the Bible, these five do not claim to have an author. However, it is widely believed that Moses was indeed the author of these most important books. Here are a few reasons why I […]

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A Miraculous Moment

August 13, 2013

This is a guest post by Jaclyn Palmer Salvation is a Moment in one person’s life that changes their eternity. Okay, I didn’t write that… I stole it… from my pastor. (Sorry Pastor…it’s good stuff…take it as a compliment) Salvation: The point a person learns of God’s love, acknowledges their own deprivation, and receives Jesus […]

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The Comfort of the Holy Spirit

June 22, 2013

This is another guest post by Pastor Dan Ruiz The ministry of the Holy Spirit is a marvelous work. The understanding of how the Spirit works and exactly what the Spirit does is rampant in this day and age. The fatal flaw of many believers allows personal experience or emotions to trump the objective interpretation […]

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John Calvin: Pastor or King?

April 10, 2013

While watching Bill O’Reilly with Jonathan last fall during the presidential election my 9-year-old boy said, “When I grow up, I’m going to be president.”  I was proud of my boy and thankful that I live in a country that this dream is actually possible.  After assuring him that all things are possible in America […]

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Difficult Times = Shifting Doctrine

February 16, 2013

Throughout history it is puzzling to see the church change its doctrine from one generation to the next.  How does this happen?  If the Bible clearly states a truth and the church believes the truth, how then does the church’s doctrine change?

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What is The Flesh?

February 12, 2013

Growing up in church, I often heard preachers talk about the flesh and the spirit.  As I understood it, the flesh was bad and the spirit was good.  I was not to live in the flesh, walk after the flesh, and enjoy fleshly things.  Yet, this confused me, because I looked at myself and understood […]

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Who Cares Who Wrote What When? – Part 2

February 6, 2013

The majority of the books found in the New Testament are actually letters sent from a particular person to a church, region or individual.  We call these books epistles or letters.  Some of the letters in the New Testament were long and formal like Romans, while others were short and personal like Philemon.  An amanuensis […]

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Who Cares Who Wrote What When? – Part 2

February 6, 2013

The majority of the books found in the New Testament are actually letters sent from a particular person to a church, region or individual.  We call these books epistles or letters.  Some of the letters in the New Testament were long and formal like Romans, while others were short and personal like Philemon.  An amanuensis […]

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