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I Read Dead People

“What do you read?” That’s a common question among bookish pastors. Sometimes I hear it phrased, “Who do you read?” which is, among ministers,…

Sermon: Remaking Jesus in Our Image

Voltaire once said, “In the beginning God created man in his own image; then man returned the favor.” This sermon, delivered at Heartland Community…

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.

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