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Software Developer, part-time pastor, and I raise chickens. Who can't love a chicken?

For Christianity.stackexchange.com, my religious background:

  • Grew up in a Protestant, evangelical, nondenominational "Bible Church" (-1990)
  • earned a M.Div at a Baptist Seminary (2008) and pastored a very small Baptist church (2004 - 2008)
  • Served in an Episcopal Church, and yes I did that site. (2008 - 2013)
  • Back to a Baptist church that has a true passion for breaking down the barriers of church so as to focus on the original mission of the church - namely to bring Jesus to a dying world.

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reviewed Leave Open Is Satan's doom settled, or could he still get a reprieve from God?
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reviewed No Action Needed Confessional Lutheranism: How does Unlimited Atonement work?
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reviewed Reviewed According to Calvinism, why does God give mercy to some and not to others?
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reviewed Reviewed How are the Calvinist, Arminian and Lutheran conceptions of Total Depravity different?
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reviewed Leave Closed Why didn't God forgive Satan?
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reviewed Reviewed How does Absalom's death foreshadow Christ?
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reviewed No Action Needed Couldn't it be dangerous to pray to Jesus if he may be a man?
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reviewed Close Confirmation vs born again
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reviewed Leave Open What is considered to be free choice in the context of “choosing to go to hell”?
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reviewed Leave Open Are Christ's Words in the Gospels part of the Old Covenant or the New?
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reviewed Close Is there a scriptural basis for preferring particular bible versions?
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comment Why was Aaron not allowed into the promised land?
He didn't make any golden calf. He just threw a bunch of gold into the fire, and it lept out of its own accord!
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comment Did Jesus visit the temple before the wise men came?
The moment you referenced John Shelby Spong, I stopped reading. The man doesn't even believe Jesus rose from the dead. I have no respect for the source, because I know his agenda. Interestingly Raymond Brown whom you quote next would agree.
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comment If Jesus was sinless then why was he baptized?
I love a solidly biblical answer. I was about to post this verse if you hadn't. Asks the same question and answers it succintly.
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comment Is theodicy considered an open problem or a solved one, according to catholicism?
The scoping is irrelevant here. The question is built on a fundamentally flawed premise. That said, if it is valid to answer a flawed premise question, I've attempted to do so. I think it adds light.
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revised Is theodicy considered an open problem or a solved one, according to catholicism?
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revised Is theodicy considered an open problem or a solved one, according to catholicism?
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answered Did Jesus visit the temple before the wise men came?
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answered Is theodicy considered an open problem or a solved one, according to catholicism?
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reviewed Reviewed Life of Jesus from the age of 12 to 30?