Giveaway: N.T. Wright’s “Simply Good News”

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Enter to win a copy of N.T. Wright’s newest book “Simply Good News.” [Read more...]

The real tragedy of Ferguson isn’t on TV

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The ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri is a sobering reminder of the state of racial relations in the United States, and of the out-of-control militarization of our police force. But I fear that the real tragedy of Ferguson is that it’s destined to become nothing more than a momentary blip on the radar of history, one that, despite the historically agonizing cries of “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” will result in no meaningful change. [Read more...]

The Waco tragedy and the cult of Christian evangelicalism

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In the negotiations between evangelicals and the rest of American Christianity, what might be learned from the Waco tragedy? [Read more...]

The best Christian book of the year

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To read the words of these women who are living out their calling in the face of enormous challenges is simultaneously heart-wrenching and exhilarating. Here is the very Spirit of God moving in the Church, seemingly against all odds. Here are streams running uphill that we simply can’t ignore. [Read more...]

All we rogues together

It’s a beautiful thing when all we rogues, with our heads bowed low, together connect with something bigger, even, than us. [Read more...]

The State Marriage Defense Act. Really, Ted and Mike?

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History has a funny way of repeating itself in terribly unfunny ways. It’s difficult to imagine how it is so easy for so many to hunker down on the wrong side of it. [Read more...]

Don’t Cry for Me Argentina Pants

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Taking out the old and bringing in the new. [Read more...]

Something needs to change here

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Over on the Unfundamentalist Christians Facebook page, a student at Wheaton College shared with us the above photo of a sheet of paper he found stapled to a campus bulletin board. What’s typed on the paper is below. [Read more...]


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