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How many voices speak of God in your church?

We live in a dark world. Our hearts long for goodness, beauty, justice, and peace, but they are often hidden

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Religious

Many people I know have an impression of Christianity based largely upon what they see while surfing the television—an impression that

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They Love the Church but Not the Institution (Part 2)

In the first part of this post, I discussed my suspicion that we have confused the church (the community of

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They Love the Church but Not the Institution

Dan Kimball has written a book titled, They Like Jesus but Not the Church: Insights from emerging generations. The book

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The Obstacles of Advent

Last week my wife and I got all of our Christmas shopping done—in one day. This blitzkrieg approach has become

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An Alternative to “Excellence”

Last year I met with a team of leaders from my church. Our task: to rethink and rearticulate the guiding values of our congregation. The work was relatively easy. Upon investigation we determined that most of our core values hadn’t shifted. We still believed in the centrality of relationships to ministry, our bent toward creativity, and the importance of participation. But then we came to “excellence.”

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Skye’s 10 “Commandments” of Scripture Interpretation

  Yesterday the return of the Ice Age to the midwest interrupted my plan to preach on Genesis 1. With

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A Christian Case for Gay Wedding Cakes

On December 9, a Colorado judge ruled that Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips violated the state’s anti-discrimination law when he

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The Shadow Side of Social Media

A few years ago I saw a movie—chosen by my wife—called Shall We Dance. One of the characters had an

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