Lost in the wilds of South America

Brett Younger

We came really close to looking for a taxi and paying to follow them.

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The comfort of belonging

Amy Butler

What’s your tribe? And does it matter?

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Seeking the welfare of the city

Molly T. Marshall

The bunkered church does not thrive in urban centers.

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Transformative encounters and paradigm leaps: The LGBT issue, part 15

David Gushee

How paradigm shifts (or leaps) in biblical interpretation have often occurred through surprising encounters with God and people. 

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Appalachian preaching: ‘A Hart Cheareing and Affecting Surmond’

Bill Leonard

The gospel implications proclaimed by mountain preachers could re-form our own religious dilemmas.

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Toward covenant: The LGBT issue, part 14

David Gushee

What next? Exploring a covenantal standard for every Christian’s sexual ethics.

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Dreaming with God

Bill Wilson

It’s essential to carve out time to think, dream and imagine under the Spirit’s guidance.

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The shocking un-truth about church budgets

Amy Butler

The church’s rapidly changing role in society requires new ways of looking at the allocation of financial resources.

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The mystery of ordination

Molly T. Marshall

The sacrament of blessing entailed in being “set apart” transforms identity within the Body of Christ.

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Creation, sexual orientation, and God’s will: The LGBT issue, part 13

David Gushee

Three proposals for thinking about creation, sexual orientation and God’s will.

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‘He Tells Me I Am His Own?’ Maybe …

Bill Leonard

As numbers of persons distance themselves from the nurture and evangelical witness of the church, now what?

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Life by the clock or life by the compass?

Bill Wilson

Do you actually believe you can build the kingdom, and do it by the end of the month?

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God made them male and female: The LGBT issue, part 12

David Gushee

We turn to the most important texts for the LGBT issue — Genesis 1-2, Matthew 19, Romans 1 — and the most significant theological issue: God’s design for sexuality in creation.

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The new apostasy: Staying put

John Chandler

To be apostate in North America today means to remain unmoving and static.

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Figuring out a life of prayer

Amy Butler

The latest turn in the journey reveals something significant.

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