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Recovering the beautiful simplicity of church

Let’s make our faith communities beautiful again using the unsexy, ordinary tools that have always worked: truth, confession, humility and prayer. They are surely not fancy, but they save and heal. Jen Hatmaker The Washington Post features an article by Jen Hatmaker on the terrible cost of a consumer church model for the staff and people of […]

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Making sense of suffering

[I]t is not by imitating Christ’s vicarious and atoning death, but by being incorporated into it as members organically attached to their dying and living head, that his conquest of sin and death becomes ours…

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Do I really believe that Jesus loves me?

According to Brennan Manning Jesus will have one question for us at the Judgment.

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The Gay Spring

2013 saw incredible change in the legislative landscape of the United States with respect to marriage–a gay spring, if you will–that sharply divided the country along regional lines. Across the South and Central United States voters protected the traditional understanding of marriage as between a man and a woman and refused to extend that the […]

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Making a life or making a living?

Imagine sitting down with a financial planner and in addition to totaling your bank accounts and mapping your investments, you also mapped your significant relationships and explored your relationship to your home.

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