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Rahab: Her Fib and Her Faith

Does the story of Rahab’s lie provide a biblical basis for situation ethics? Must Christians always tell the truth? Or is it sometimes right to lie? Years ago Joseph Fletcher wrote a book called “Situation Ethics: The New Morality” ((Westminster Press, 1966). Fletcher died in 1991, but his “new morality” is still embraced by many […]

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Is There To Be No Leadership?

You could get the impression from my previous posts that I do not believe in recognized leadership within the church other than the body of elders and deacons.  If that’s the case, let me correct that quickly.  Paul, in referring to spiritual gifts in Romans 12:8, talks about the gift of “leadership” and tells those […]