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Easter Is Bigger Than You Think

Why do Christians worship on Sunday? The Sunday school answer, if you will forgive the cliché, is that Jesus was resurrected on Sunday; therefore,…

Blessed Are The Disillusioned

The are called by different names. David Kinnaman calls them nomads, prodigals, or exiles, depending on their particular flavor. Josh Packard calls them church refugees. Other researchers speak of the de-churched. What they share is a disillusionment with the popular, institutional forms of Christianity. They feel unrepresented by those speaking in Christ’s name in the media, and they carry distrust toward many of the organizations that claim to advance his mission. Not all of the disillusioned have abandoned Christian faith, although that is also happening, but they are searching for a place to belong.

Blessed Are Those Who Suffer

How do we grow in our faith? Does it require some secret knowledge, a lab-tested program, or devoting ourselves to the right priest, pastor, or guru?