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Top Five Blogs Posts of 2020

Every year we like to publish the most read articles of the year. This lets you know what other “Maddening Theology” readers have the most interest in. Below are links to the top five most read articles from our site in 2020. #5 Identifying Marks of the Mark of the Beast #4 Adam’s First Words… Continue reading Top Five Blogs Posts of 2020

anxiety · Comfort · Hope · Job · Lament · Trials · Uncategorized

Hope When Life Falls Apart

Job’s Anti-Creation Curse Lament and Hope Many Christians push a picture of Christianity as running through a field of unicorns and lollipops. Right from the start, we will say that Christian life brings joy and hope. It turns sorrow into gladness once we depend on God and know what He is doing, and trust what… Continue reading Hope When Life Falls Apart

Anger · Communication · Conversation · Debate · Election · King Jesus · Kingdom of God · Love · Offense · Politics · Proclaim Jesus · Social media · Truth · Uncategorized · wrath

13 Commitments for Christians Talking Politics: An Overview

I have written a four-part series on how Christians should talk about politics. This is really a list of commitments I am trying to make as a Christian during an election season, and I ask that you would make it with me. With so many things covered, I thought it would be good to synthesize… Continue reading 13 Commitments for Christians Talking Politics: An Overview

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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

Book Review · Fred Jacoby · Image of God · Legalism · Thinking · Uncategorized

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