To imagine what the church in exile looks like, consider a trend in wedding ceremonies. Or read what most Americans do on Sunday.

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In 1943, five Christians asked how an increasingly secularized and religiously indifferent populace might best be educated? Their impact—or lack thereof—is evident if you visit the street where we live.

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Oh no. Another casualty. This time, it’s Joshua Harris’ marriage. And his faith. The culprit? Embracing what Dallas Willard called “gospels of sin management.”

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Stealing a Page

August 5th, 2019

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Popular media depictions of abortion have markedly increased in 2019. Abortion proponents are shrewd. They’re stealing a page from impactful movements.

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There’s an underreported aspect of the ongoing Hong Kong protests. It reminds us of how news and religion are natural antagonists.

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BHAG Anyone?

July 22nd, 2019

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On this day 50 years ago, Apollo 11 was returning to the Earth. Jim Collins called it a BHAG. What’s a BHAG? And who cares?

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Conserberal

July 15th, 2019

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Do you consider yourself a conservative? A liberal? If you’re serious about seeking the flourishing of all, you might consider being both.

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The Babylonian exile was an indictment for idolatry. Indictments are not good things, but good things came from the Babylonian exile.

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In-N-Out

July 1st, 2019

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Glen Stanton of the Federalist Society says new research shows US Christianity is not shrinking but growing and getting stronger. True? Depends on which way you look at it.

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Measure Up?

June 24th, 2019

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The story of the boy throwing starfish back in the ocean is sweet. But does it measure up to shalom?

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Spitting Image

June 17th, 2019

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The curious case of Mike May, an American professional skier, might tell us why Jesus spit in a blind man’s eyes. And it might tell us something else.

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Let’s say you’re 30. A millennial. Into social justice. A religious “none.” Where do you find community? Camaraderie? The answer for some Nones might surprise you.

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My critics say I’m unduly critical of evangelicals. But a new paper written by evangelicals on Artificial Intelligence suggests otherwise.

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If you’re visiting Europe this summer, take in a castle. You’ll see why in medieval times there were two types of Christians. They continue to coexist to this day.

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We’re familiar with what happened at Easter. We’re less familiar with what happened a few weeks later. There was a rescue operation… for people like me.

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