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Recovered And Redeemed AgapeDominion

As a student of finance and economics, I used to be enthralled with corporate raiders. People like Carl Ichan and T. Boone Pickens would scour the corporate landscape, looking for companies to devour and extract value from. I would realize later that they were largely vultures, feeding off the carcasses of near-dead companies. Now, this […]

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The Whip of Jesus

In 1980, the new wave rock band, Devo, released their biggest hit, “Whip It.” It was intended as satire against American optimism and became an anthem of counterculturalism. It also had significant appeal in sadomasochistic circles. What’s interesting about the song is that it alludes to the premise that you can whip any problem — […]

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#MadeMan #AgapeDominion

I don’t know about you, but I love “Mob Movies.” From the “Godfather” trilogy, to “A Bronx Tale,” to “Goodfellas,” this genre of movies tell tales of loyalty and honor — albeit in a criminal enterprise. At the center of these films is something called “Cosa Nostra” — in Italian, “Our Thing” — an underground […]

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Compensation and Ministry

I believe officers of the five-fold ministry should be compensated for their work (1 Timothy 5:18). However there is a scriptural precedent for bi-vocational ministers — the Apostle Paul was a bi-vocational tentmaker and preacher (Acts 18:23). One of the most abused premises concerning compensation of ministers is that the modern ministry is somehow connected […]

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