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    According to the Bible, Christians must "make disciples of all the nations” and one of the key ways that Christians make disciples is to go on mission trips locally or across the globe. In general there are two types of mission trips differed by duration: short-term and long term mission trips. In addition to that there is also one more factor, and that is wheatear or not it is a local trip or a trip abroad. There has been an ongoing debate in the missionary world about the effectiveness of short-term mission trips and what role they play in the lives of the community and those going there to serve. There are some clear negative consequences that affect the people being served and the people going, however there are some major benefits that…

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    Christianity is to give yourself without expecting anything back just as Jesus gave himself for the world. However, Natives, as a barter economy, were used to giving and expecting something back. In the eyes of the Christians, this was not a good thing. But Natives considered giving and expecting back an honorific task. however, I would argue that was a vital component of Natives survival. If the Natives didn’t keep what they had to themselves but passed it around, they would benefit the…

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    For this paper I have chosen option two and I will be write about two terms each from Christianity and Islam I will also include photos related to each term. The terms I chose for Christianity are Eucharist, also known as Holy Communion, and Confession. The Islamic terms I chose to talk about are Ramadan and Salat. I am first going to write about the Christianity terms and then the Islamic terms. The Eucharist or Holy Communion is to commemorate the Last Supper and it occurs during church mass.…

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    baffled at the Church’s reaction because they say Easter is not really a Christian festival but one of pagan origin. In an op-ed published on The Guardian on Apr. 4, Peter Ormerod voiced out his confusion over the negative reactions of the Church of England and even UK Prime Minister Theresa May to Cadbury’s rebranding of its Easter egg hunt. He pointed out that the name of the Christian festival does not have anything to do with Christianity and that Jesus’ disciples did not celebrate His…

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    In On Secular Authority, Luther outlines his famous “Doctrine of the Two Kingdoms”, where he argues for an understanding of two realms of authority and action; the realm of God and the Kingdom of the world. For Luther the Kingdom of God exist in the lives of Christians and the church, and is to be understood in terms of spiritual authority and commands of Christ. The Kingdom of the World exists for non-Christians, and consists of magistrates and secular authorities. It is these authorities that…

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    Exploring comparisons and contrasts between secular futurology and Christian eschatology and secular futurology raises questions about every organization’s mission and its reason for being. Braaten (1979) says “The future in secular futurology is reached by a process of the world’s becoming. The future in Christian eschatology arrives by the coming of God’s kingdom.” For years, there have been profound dynamisms in this crossroads between the Christian eschatology and secular futurology.…

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    What Is Psalm 34: 1-4

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    Our life is filled with superficial communication between one another. We often fill this communication with verbiage that usually doesn’t express who we are as a people of God. We briefly touch on verbiage such as clichés that amounts to no significant reasoning of whom we are as a people of God or who we are individually. The reality is that if we (in terms of Christianity) do not base these lines of communications on who we are as Christians, then history of our Christian relationships…

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    Cross The word cross was introduced to English in the tenth century as the term for the instrument of the torturous execution of Christ gradually replacing rood, ultimately from Latin crux, via Old Irish cros. Originally, both rood and crux referred simply to any pole, the later shape associated with the term being based in church tradition, rather than etymology. The word can nowadays refer to the geometrical shape unrelated to its Christian significance from the fifteenth century. Cross forms…

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    the Macedonian church—which gave even in extreme poverty, (2) Christians should surrender even themselves as a gift to God, (3) giving should be done with sincerity and gladness, and (4) giving ought to be proportionate to ones blessings. Those with excess should give more and in proportion to their wealth. In any case, giving should be sacrificial and prioritized. 2. Describe Paul’s strategy of boasting in 2 Cor. 10-13, in order to counteract the false apostles who have infiltrated the…

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    The New Testament states how Christianity started and the history of how it spread. There are three major branches of Christianity – Catholic Communion, the Orthodox Christian Churches and Protestant movements. However, there are hundreds of different churches today and Christianity is growing rapidly in Africa and Latin America. It is still the dominant religion in Europe and North America today and surveys indicate that 83% of Americans identify themselves as Christians. Some argue that…

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