May 13, 2019
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Sheila Wise Rowe describes visiting to an out of the way church in this older but very relevant piece on racial reconciliation: “I was not looking for validation, but two amazing things happened as a result of my vulnerability and transparency in that prayer session. I had to confront and discard lies I believed about […]

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May 7, 2019
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Ruth Graham reports in the early hours after the death of Rachel Held Evans: "Evans announced in 2014 that she was leaving evangelicalism, exhausted by “wearing out my voice in calling for an end to evangelicalism’s culture wars.” She began attending an Episcopal church. But she remained widely read within evangelical circles and among Christians […]

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April 30, 2019
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David French points out the devastating hypocrisy of evangelicals over the sexual proclivities of public politicians and pleads for sane repentance: “The proper Evangelical position toward any president is not hard to articulate, though it is exceedingly difficult to hold to, especially in polarized times when one party seems set on limiting religious liberty and […]

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April 22, 2019
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Esau McCaulley, Pelican Project advisory council member, tells the story of his conversion on Maundy Thursday: “What do we offer to the world that not one else has? When you strip everything away what remains? We have what was left after the altar was stripped. We have the word made flesh and come among us […]

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April 15, 2019
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Dawn Scott Damon discovers a door to grief: “The reality is, the grieving process requires risk—the risk of feeling violated, afraid, vulnerable, or any other emotion that may feel uncomfortable or unfamiliar. We might have to numb out to escape those scary, unwanted feelings and that’s counter-productive to grieving and healing. The beauty of grieving […]

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April 8, 2019
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Karen Swallow Prior foresees the end of abortion: “Our modern-day willingness to settle for sex apart from commitment, to accept the dereliction of duty by men who impregnate women (for men are the primary beneficiaries of liberal abortion laws), and to uphold the systematic suppression of sex’s creative energy and function are practices that people […]

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April 2, 2019
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Tish Harrison Warren considers the failures of church discipline within the non-denominational and mega-church movement: “Their recent report found that most of the allegations against Hybels — mainly of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and the abuse of power — were credible. The report also found that Willow Creek’s elders and the leader of the Willow […]

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March 26, 2019
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  Kerry Schottelkorb and Joann Pittman discuss the various cultural forces affecting Christianity, as well as other religions, in China: “While religious activities are seen as a normal part of civil society in the West, they are increasingly viewed in China as a threat to national stability, particularly if there is any foreign involvement. The […]

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March 19, 2019
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Jennifer Lyell delivers her statement on the abuse she endured by an SBC seminary professor. She concludes, “It is my hope that my story, one in which a SBC entity and its leaders acted swiftly and justly to remove an abuser, but in which that same individual was also in a ministry position only months […]

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