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. . . The Hour I First Believed . . . The Hour I First Believed
Theology

. . . The Hour I First Believed

Posted by Regi Campbell on October 19, 2015

We sang Amazing Grace in church this week. A couple of lines struck me new . . . ‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved. How precious did that…

What It Means To Be Lost What It Means To Be Lost
Theology

What It Means To Be Lost

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 30, 2015

Growing up Baptist means you grow up to become ‘lost.’ And it’s not just me, it’s lost family members and lost neighbors. In fact, it’s a category . . . ‘the lost.’ It all makes…

The Future is a ‘Who’ The Future is a ‘Who’
Theology

The Future is a ‘Who’

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 13, 2015

I spend a lot of time thinking about the future. Always have. I have that ‘planner’ thing going on . . . always thinking about “what if we . . .” and “wonder what would…

Why Jesus’ Peace is Permanent Why Jesus’ Peace is Permanent
Theology

Why Jesus’ Peace is Permanent

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 3, 2015

We recently hung out with a church that held a special ‘membership night.’ They offered baptisms on the spot, dunking almost 600 people in an amazing, up-lifting service. People cheering, tears and snot-bubbles, all genuine…

The Cross and the Future The Cross and the Future
Theology

The Cross and the Future

Posted by Regi Campbell on August 27, 2015

Way too much of Christianity is focused on the past. All of us talk about the ‘old rugged cross’ like it’s the end-point instead of the beginning. I believe we’re missing out on a huge…

Suffering Sucks Suffering Sucks
Theology

Suffering Sucks

Posted by Regi Campbell on August 6, 2015

If there’s one thing everyone agrees on, it’s that suffering is awful. Jesus-followers, unbelievers, atheists, agnostics . . . pretty much every sane person loathes suffering. Since the beginning of recorded history, people have engaged…

Life WITH God Life WITH God
Theology

Life WITH God

Posted by Regi Campbell on July 20, 2015

Today’s post is from my ‘net-out’ of With: Reimagining the Way You Relate to God by Skye Jethani. We highly recommend this book! A short little book by a guy with a weird name has rocked…

Thick Faith Thick Faith
Theology

Thick Faith

Posted by Regi Campbell on June 18, 2015

So how does one move from thin faith to thick faith? Through evaluated experience – To have faith in someone, I have to trust them. That means I take a chance on them and then…

Thin Faith Thin Faith
Theology

Thin Faith

Posted by Regi Campbell on June 15, 2015

Most of my friends hail from the South. As kids, we were taken to church where we were to behave and pay attention. When we reached “the age of accountability,” (whatever that was), we were…

God, Legos and Santa Claus God, Legos and Santa Claus
Theology

God, Legos and Santa Claus

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 8, 2015

On Christmas Eve, my granddaughters placed the cookies and milk by the fireplace with their traditional note for Santa. But this one was a little different . . .            “My sister and I would…