February 11, 2019
Good Links #13

Michelle Van Loon considers the particular context that gave rise to two of America’s most famous mega churches, and to their downfall: “For me, the only real surprise about either man’s story was that they were finally exposed after being shielded by their fame and coddled by their inner circle for years. I assumed they […]

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February 4, 2019
Good Links #12

Jen Pollock Michel considers our cultural devotion to the vice of ease: “The decline in sexual activity and cereal sales hardly seem correlated, but both seem to point to one of the most seductive promises of a technological age: that ours should be an unbothered life. As our lives (at least in the developed world) […]

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January 28, 2019
Good Links #11

Morgan Lee sheds light on the plight of Christian women around the world: “This additional layer of marginalization is so severe that Open Doors is currently working ‘to train leaders in both trauma care and in theology which brings healing and does not further amplify the damage from sexual violence,’ wrote Fisher and Miller. ‘This […]

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January 21, 2019
Good Links #10

Kathryn Freeman reviews Jemar Tisby’s new book: “The Color of Compromise succeeds because it highlights both the obvious and more subtle ways the American church reinforced the racial caste system. In most instances, there are no smoking guns, no burning crosses or outright declarations of African American inferiority. What you find instead is a persistent privileging […]

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January 13, 2019
Good Links #9

This week's links consider minimalism, Christian discipleship, movies, and millennial burnout. Karen Swallow Prior plugs the Pelican Project to Eliza Griswold in a brilliant moment of American journalism: “Last month, along with twenty female leaders from different denominational traditions—including Baptist, Messianic Jewish, and Anglican—Prior launched the Pelican Project, an effort to provide orthodox women with […]

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