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Aug 22, 2014
Race
It's Time to Listen: Will White Evangelicals Ever Acknowledge Systemic Injustice? (Part 2) by Leonce Crump

It's Time to Listen: Will White Evangelicals Ever Acknowledge Systemic Injustice? (Part 2) by Leonce Crump

Pastor Leonce Crump, in part one of a two part mini-series, addresses systemic injustice.

A System of Injustice

Many have asked me in regard to the events in Ferguson, “Where’s the injustice here? Where’s the injustice in this case?” They follow it with requests for proof: “Has there been an unbiased account of what actually happened?” ...

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Aug 22, 2014
Humor

Church Signs of the Week: August 22, 2014

Negatives; Good Idea; Unity?
Church Signs of the Week: August 22, 2014

This is really cheesy, but really sound, advice.

Taking Genesis 1:31 to the next level.

Look, I'm all for unity, but I'm confused as to why the SBC logo is on this church sign.

Thanks to Wes Kenney, Kate Barnett, and Ryan Scantling for sending these in. As always, ...

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Aug 21, 2014
Race

It's Time to Listen: Will White Evangelicals Ever Acknowledge Systemic Injustice? (Part 1) by Leonce Crump

Pastor Leonce Crump, in part one of a two part mini-series, addresses systemic injustice.
It's Time to Listen: Will White Evangelicals Ever Acknowledge Systemic Injustice? (Part 1) by Leonce Crump

Working Toward Whiteness

“I’m sorry for being white!” His comment glowed from the computer screen with such weight that for a moment it was as if it was etched there permanently. What, you may wonder, was the context of this comment? It was written on ...

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Aug 21, 2014
Interview

Ebola and the Glory of God: An Interview with Nancy Writebol's Family (including Nancy's Comments)

Nancy Writebol has been released from the hospital. I interviewed her family about how they've dealt with the situation.
Ebola and the Glory of God: An Interview with Nancy Writebol's Family (including Nancy's Comments)
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Why was your mother in Africa?

Jeremy: Mom and Dad have been career missionaries for the last 15 years in various countries in South America and Africa. About a year ago they joined SIM (Serving in Mission) to go to Liberia to help serve the Liberian people through the ministries ...

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Aug 21, 2014
Roundup

Morning Roundup 8/21/14

The Lord's Supper; Changing Face of Homosexuality Debate; Authentic Discipleship
Morning Roundup 8/21/14

The Lord's Supper: Sip It, Don't Dip ItJoe Thorn

I know this may seem obscure to many of you, but take a minute to read this. I think it is helpful.

Gay, Christian, and Celibate: The Changing Face of the Homosexuality DebateSarah Pulliam Bailey

SPB (my ...

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Aug 20, 2014
Race

It's Time to Listen: "Feeling the Pain Despite the Facts," a guest post by Bryan Loritts

Bryan Loritts explains the importance of feeling the pain of African-American brothers and sisters.
It's Time to Listen: "Feeling the Pain Despite the Facts," a guest post by Bryan Loritts

The slain corpse of Michael Brown’s body has decimated the myth that racism is no longer festering in our hearts. In the aftermath of his demise, there have been riots in his hometown and on social media. In the Christian community, the commentary has likewise been ...

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Aug 20, 2014
Roundup

Morning Roundup 8/20/14

Robin Williams' Faith; Italian Evangelicals Wary; Human Progress Died
Morning Roundup 8/20/14
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Could Robin Williams’ Faith Have Prevented His Suicide?Jim Daly

Helpful words from Jim Daly, including a mention of our forthcoming research.

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HOPE International ministry executive and authors Peter Greer and Chris Horst discuss how organizations drift from their original mission in this episode of The Exchange.

Peter Greer is the President and CEO of HOPE International, a Christian faith-based, nonprofit focused on alleviating physical and spiritual poverty through microenterprise development. Chris Horst is the organization's development director. Together they wrote Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches.

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