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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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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Good Links #8

Here are some thoughtful links to start your New Year. Megan Cox, founder of Give Her Wings, writes about the terrifying pain of leaving an abusive relationship and being met with judgment and alienation in her church: “The pain of my church family gossiping and name-calling and judging was, perhaps, the greatest pain of all. […]

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Good Links #7

D. L. Mayfield rediscovers the Magnificat and wonders why this ancient and overturning prayer is so unknown to Evangelicals: “Why has this song been forgotten, or trimmed, for so many people who grew up evangelical? It could be a byproduct of the Reformation, which caused Protestants to devalue Mary in reaction to Catholic theology. Or […]

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Good Links #6

Jessica Snell writes about three ways to wait well in Advent: “But what if there was a judge who could mete out justice—punishment and reward alike—with no ugliness and no error? A judge who would hear the cries of the hungry, see the sorrow of the oppressed, and heed the pleas of the downtrodden? And […]

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