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Is Viewing Pornography Grounds for Divorce?

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Jesus says that looking at a woman with lustful intent is adultery. Elsewhere, Jesus permits individuals to divorce their spouse if their spouse has committed (you guessed it) adultery. So then, does this mean that you can divorce your spouse if they look at (or have an addiction to) pornography? ...

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The Idol of Idolatry


Many in mainstream Evangelicalism have not only misunderstood what idolatry is, but actually have an idol of idolatry. For many church leaders and church members, almost anything and everything is made out to be an idol. Let me explain:...

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Paying the Piper


Few people have had such a lasting effect on my life and ministry as a man I have only known from a distance...

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Romans and the New Perspective on Paul


Right now, The Parkway Church is going through the grand-daddy, Jedi Master, SEAL Team Six of New Testament theological epistles—the book of Romans. But are there places where we might be misreading Romans because we are reading our presuppositions back onto the text? ...

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Thoughts on Depression, Anxiety, and Condemnation


For most of my adult life I have struggled with anxiety, depression, and the constant, nagging feeling of condemnation. This is not uncommon for Christians...

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Tying the Table to the Text: How the Sermon Serves the Supper


Every text of Scripture that you preach should lead to the gospel...

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8 Things the Bible Says About How We Should Dress in Church


What you believe about hats, or capris, or sandals is not as important as what you believe about the Trinity, the resurrection, or the hypostatic union. And yet, if all of the Bible is equally inspired, it is important to consider how the Bible addresses what we wear in worship. ...

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Misconceptions About Community Groups


Groups have many names. They’re called home groups, small groups, cell groups, D-groups, home teams, life groups, fight clubs, and many others. Here at Parkway we call them “Community Groups.” The first time I visited a community group, I didn’t know what to expect. Was I going to have to tell all my sins to total strangers? ...

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The Kingdom Gospel Story


Once upon a time, there was a good King with an expansive kingdom. Because the King was a good ruler, everything functioned well in his kingdom. There was no sickness, no death, no injustice, no dishonesty......

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Should Christians Tithe?


To tithe or not to tithe? That is the question…or at least a good question. And how we answer leads to other questions: Gross or net? What if in debt? Should we give 10% of everything, including Christmas presents, birthday gifts, and tax refunds? Do we have to give to a local church or can we just give to whomever we choose?...

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