Brett Younger

Brett Younger

Brett Younger is associate professor of preaching at Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta. He is presently serving as the Baptist News Global correspondent in Chile. His “Seriously Funny” column appears monthly at baptistnews.com.

Church without ... well, people

Church would be a lot less stressful without all those other church members.

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Practicing peace

Christmas celebrates a world that is better than it is.

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How seminaries fail

Seminaries have created enough predictable, conventional, cookie-cutter ministers. The church needs ardent, zealous, incensed, enraged and impassioned ministers.

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At church with the Carters

Gathering for worship is a big deal, whether or not the congregation includes a former president of the United States.

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White preaching professor, black preaching students

George White III, Dihanne Moore and Joshua Scott are three of the best and brightest at the McAfee School of Theology. We sat down recently to talk about seminary, race and what would happen if I preached in their churches.

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Snake charmers

Who knows? Maybe the upcoming reality series on snake-handling preachers will inspire a bevy of church-related viewing fare.

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I had no choice but write this column

Justin Bieber’s 40 million followers on Twitter are more easily explained than this guy’s adoring fans.

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Why I had an Egg McMuffin this morning

People who take sides in a boycott mentality may not know what they are missing.

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Preaching peace in a timid church

When ministers are afraid to speak prophetically about peace they fail to be a voice for the Prince of Peace.

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Good Christian Baptists?

GCB does not stand for “Good Christian Baptists.” ABC’s new, unfunny and uninteresting sitcom was named “Good Christian Bitches” just long enough to get attention for offending the easily offended. Read More

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