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Are Friends Necessary?

In an age of social media, we may be tempted to think that friends are not necessary. It’s not that people believe that no relationship is necessary, but some question whether that face-to-face friendship is really needed. This may come as a result of those who are younger who spend much more time socially interacting… Continue reading Are Friends Necessary?

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How to Thrive in Personal Conflict with Jeremy Yeckley Part 3: The Hope for Lasting Peace

Jeremy Yeckley is a friend of Tim Madden, and a guest blogger from time to time on Maddening Theology. He works with Tabernacle Bible Church in Honesdale, PA, and Foundations Christian Counseling across Northeastern Pennsylvania, and around the country. He is a gifted counselor, communicator, and leader. You can read Part 1 & Part 2… Continue reading How to Thrive in Personal Conflict with Jeremy Yeckley Part 3: The Hope for Lasting Peace

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How to Thrive in Personal Conflict with Jeremy Yeckley Part 2 The Truth Behind Conflict

Jeremy Yeckley is a friend of Tim Madden, and a guest blogger from time to time on Maddening Theology. He works with Tabernacle Bible Church in Honesdale, Pa, and Foundations Christian Counseling across northeastern Pennsylvania, and around the country. He is a gifted counselor, communicator, and leader. You can read part 1 to this series… Continue reading How to Thrive in Personal Conflict with Jeremy Yeckley Part 2 The Truth Behind Conflict

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2019 Favorites

We had another great year at Maddening Theology. We hope you appreciate the  articles  we published. To celebrate another fantastic year, here are the top ten most read articles of 201. We believe they will be of interest to you as well. Contentment Versus Complacency Christian, Rethink Saying “OMG” Interviewing Douglas Kaine McKelvey of “Every… Continue reading 2019 Favorites

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Book Review: The Black and White Thinking Christian by Fred Jacoby

I was asked to read and review  The Black and White Thinking Christian by my friend Fred Jacoby. Fred Jacoby is the founder and director of Foundations Christian Counseling Services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. He has been a friend of mine for years, and we have worked on several projects together through  his counseling ministry and… Continue reading Book Review: The Black and White Thinking Christian by Fred Jacoby

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Helping People Grow Spiritually Part II

This is a three part series called “Helping People Grow Spiritually.” In Part 1  we talked about how we need to be good listeners, gentle, patient, and help bear others’ burdens This week we will talk about why we need to speak truth, check up on those we are helping and how we can minister… Continue reading Helping People Grow Spiritually Part II

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Top Ten Blog Posts of 2018

Happy New Year! The staff at MaddeningTheology are taking a break this week.  We thought you would enjoy looking at the top most read articles  of 2018. #1. How Classical Education Changed My Preaching or Let’s Define Our Terms #2. Five Things to Pray for Your Pastor on Sunday Morning #3. Interviewing Douglas Kaine McKelvey… Continue reading Top Ten Blog Posts of 2018

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How Classical Education Changed My Preaching or “Let’s Define our Terms”

You may not be aware that my wife and I currently homeschool. Now, we are not one of “those” families whose children don’t see the light of day until they turn 18. Our kids also are involved in dance, library programs, and other community activities. I want to give a short disclaimer here. Let me… Continue reading How Classical Education Changed My Preaching or “Let’s Define our Terms”

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Strong Fathers Strong Daughters

Recently, I had the opportunity to share with Daren Dilts of the blog Active Manhood.  He asked me to share some of my ideas about how to raise strong daughters.  Please see his blog post here. Thanks for taking time to read this Maddening Theology post. If you enjoyed this content you can find Pastor Tim’s… Continue reading Strong Fathers Strong Daughters

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2017 BLOG THANK YOU!

I just want to thank all of my readers for a great year at Maddening Theology. I hope that I have truly attempted to make simple the deep things of God for you. We have had over 2500  people visit our website in 2017 with 6000 views. We also have a growing group on Facebook.… Continue reading 2017 BLOG THANK YOU!