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Who Are the De-Churched? (Part 2)

Do church leaders really love us, or do they want to use us? Plus, the gap between what’s preached and what’s heard.

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Who Are the De-Churched? (Part 1)

Not everyone leaving the church is leaving the faith, and they’re not all leaving for the same reasons.

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Worship Through a Child’s Eyes

My 9-year-old’s raw and unsolicited observations after attending worship at two very different churches.

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Can Worship Be Wrong?

When Christianity succumbs to Consumerism the shepherd becomes a showman.

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Precious Commodities

While we’re talking about having children, here’s an illuminating excerpt from Rodney Clapp about the way consumerism impacts our society’s

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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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Outsourcing Sermons

The Wizard of Oz was a mighty and powerful being to be feared and respected…until the curtain was drawn back

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Surprised by Anne Rice

Last week I picked up a leftover copy of Anne Rice’s second novel about Jesus (or Yeshua ben Joseph as

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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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