From sugar-laced Halloween to somber All Saints reflection

Amy Butler

What was once a strategic search for candy bars is now shaped by the pain of loss that colors every human life.

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We believe in the communion of saints

Molly T. Marshall

Recalling those who have gone ahead of us like navigators, to lead the way.

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What I have learned: The LGBT Issue, conclusion

David Gushee

Ten lessons learned in writing this series on LGBT issues.

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The ‘Dogma of Revelation’ revisited (again)

Bill Leonard

Truth is, Christians have long changed, adapted or overlooked “timeless” dogmas.

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A dual-narrative tour: The LGBT issue, part 16

David Gushee

What is going on here? Two very different ways Christians today are “seeing” shifting attitudes on the LGBT issue. 

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Everyone needs to go to Arabia

Bill Wilson

Going deeper is the antidote to superficial religious ritualism.

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What our languages are telling us

John Chandler

What is the language reach of your congregation?

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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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