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The Church is Dead…

Last week the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist, gathered for its annual meeting in Phoenix. The media pounced

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Bobby Jindal’s Christian Faith

A very interesting piece in The Wall Street Journal today about Bobby Jindal’s journey from the Hindu faith of his

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Where Have All the Prophets Gone?

While studying for my ordination a few years ago I was required to read Oswald Sanders’ classic book, Spiritual Leadership.

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The Wrong Boogeymen

Two weeks ago the American Religious Identification Survey [ARIS] released its findings and announced that “secular” Americans now account for

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Weird Names (Like Mine) Are Winners

Barack Obama has changed everything. No, I’m not talking about the economy, foreign relations, or the health care system. President

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Church…Virtually

In recent months Out of Ur has posted a number of really interesting articles on the “virtual church” phenomenon. The

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Audio Sermon: “With”

 Earlier this year I wrote a few posts about how the economic crisis/recession might impact our understanding of the church

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Captains of the Church

Mike Foster thinks we should stop calling ourselves “Pastor.” In a tweet last summer he wrote: “If I don’t make

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A Reply to the Christmas Crusaders

This timely post comes from Shaun Groves‘ blog:I’ve always ignored those people: The ones who get very upset at Target

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