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The Pope and the farmer

More of our reports and analysis from the recent Acton University conference. Read the first nine posts here: The refreshing difference We can’t create heaven on earth “Don’t immanentize the eschaton” Is there really enough to go around? Letting our Jesus Freak flag fly Was Jesus a socialist? But what about sin? The pursuit of [Read More...]

The High Calling

Lead with Respect in Three Easy Steps

You probably can recite the story of the Good Samaritan. Jesus’ gospel parable is a staple of Sunday school classes and Bible studies. By contrasting the generosity of the Samaritan from the actions of the other travelers, Jesus uses the story to teach a core element of Christianity. (I tried to use it once to [Read More...]

Shrinking the Camel

27 Things To Do Before I Die

I’ve been reading the book “Becoming a Resonant Leader” (Harvard Business Press). One of the book’s tenants is that Emotional Intelligence is at the core of effective leadership – and the authors take it a step further into the realm of personal growth and self-awareness. As a launching point, they have a number of exercises to help [Read More...]


This is not the first evangelical crossroads

Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on the Future of Evangelicalism in America. Read other perspectives here. A long time ago, as a precocious United Methodist teenager, I went to college. It was a Christian college in the “historically denominational but now in many ways secular” mold, not the “small evangelical school with a behavior [Read More...]

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