Good Links for February 25, 2019

Joni Eareckson Tada is interviewed by Maina Mwaura about her recent cancer diagnosis and the rerelease of her book: “We forget God is less interested in our physical comfort and more interested in our soul. My soul has become so much more settled. My hope is more anchored in Christ and in heaven. We live […]

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Good Links for February 18, 2019

Tammy Perlmutter writes movingly about healing and hope in the face of unwanted sexual attraction:“I never wanted to be this way. I had enough problems already. Born to an alcoholic mother, abandoned by my father before I was born, placed in foster care at 4 to spend the rest of my childhood in homes that […]

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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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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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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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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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