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Keith Edwin Schooley
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Writer and Speaker, Disciple of Jesus
Writer and Speaker, Disciple of Jesus

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Screwtape on the US Election
My Dear Wormwood, I had not forgotten my promise to consider whether we should make the patient a nationalistic patriot or a democratic socialist. All extremes, except extreme devotion to the Enemy, are to be encouraged. Not always, of course, but at this p...

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What the Donald Trump Candidacy Is Really About
I seldom wade into politics here, but this is an unusual election cycle in the US, to say the least. The Republican front-runner is a businessman and pop culture figure who has never been elected to public office and is largely known for loudmouth bluster. ...

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Parenthood: Prepare for Chaos
The following post is excerpted from the chapter, "Prepare for Chaos," in my book, Marriage, Family, and the Image of God. We all know them. The people who make statements that begin with, “When I have kids….” Like, “When I have kids, they’re going to be we...

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The Archie Bunker Effect; or, The Main Mistake Christians Make when Engaging with the World
I grew up watching All in the Family. (Yes, I'm that old.) All in the Family was an American sitcom that aired in the 1970s. It revolved around the Bunker family: Archie, the loudmouthed, bigoted father; Edith, his dimwitted but goodhearted wife; Gloria, hi...

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Feed My Sheep
There is really some excuse for the man who said, "I wish they'd
remember that the charge to Peter was Feed my sheep; not Try experiments
on my rats, or even, Teach my performing dogs new tricks." --CS Lewis, Letters to Malcolm Jesus' charge to Peter, rec...

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Well-Researched 3DM Warning
About a year and a half ago, I published a book review on Mike Breen's book, Building a Discipling Culture. This was in response to my own experience in a church that was adopting the 3DM discipleship strategy, and the flaws I saw in the exegesis and method...

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Christian Married Sexuality (part 2)
The following post is adapted from the chapter, "Sexuality," from my book, Marriage, Family, and the Image of God.  Check out Part 1 of this series by clicking here. Sex and the Christian Marriage The previous post of course leads to the question: what is h...

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Christian Married Sexuality (part 1)
The following post is adapted from the chapter, "Sexuality," from my book, Marriage, Family, and the Image of God. On the evening when Cecile first came to church with me, a group of us went out afterward to a Big Boy restaurant. Pastor Bill, our College an...

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Finding "The Right One"
The following post is excerpted from the chapter, "Finding the Right One" in my book, Marriage, Family, and the Image of God . The question of whether we married “the right person” hinges on a very faulty and foolish view of marriage. According to this view...

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All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Evangelicalism
For all you post-Evangelicals out there, Matthew Milliner writes an engaging piece on First Things entitled "All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Evangelicalism." Milliner makes the case that the roots of "shallow" Evangelicalism run deep. Check it out.
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