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Cosmo-Christians

Last year during the presidential campaign, an interesting trend was observed. The Christian segment of the population once believed to

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Redefining Radical (part 1)

“How radical do I have to be?” the suburban mom asked. She had recently read a number of Christian books

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Ministry Lessons From a Muslim

The following article was published in the Spring 2009 issue of Leadership Journal.  I wrote the piece with Brandon O’Brien.

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Redefining Radical (part 2)

Read part 1 of ‘Redefining Radical’ Consider who is celebrated in most churches. Typically it is the person who is

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Good Work

Do you believe your work matters to God? That question has been on my mind as I prepare a sermon

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Teaching Religion in Public Schools

Next month I will be participating on a panel with a Jewish rabbi, a secular humanist, a Muslim, and a

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My Interview with Matt Chandler

 A few months ago I flew down to Dallas to interview Matt Chandler for Leadership Journal. Chandler has been getting

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Superman, Christ, and Choice

One of the most popular blog posts I’ve written was a theological exploration of evil through the lens of the

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Ashes, Ashes…We All Fall Down

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, the start of the Lenten season prior to Holy Week and Easter Sunday. Vice President Joe

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