David and Goliath Hit the MoviesAnd other items from around the web.

From Worship Leader to Lead Pastor - Of course they don't use that terminology in the Church of England, but Tim Hughes is moving from the church that gave the world The Alpha Course to be "Priest in Charge" of a church in downtown London. "While a significant ...

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The Truth About FreedomAn Interview with Rick McKinley
The Truth About Freedom

Rick McKinley is the founding pastor of Imago Dei Community in Portland, Oregon. He is also on the faculty of Multnomah Seminary where he teaches applied theology. We spoke with Rick about his latest book The Answer to Our Cry: Freedom to Live Fully, Love Boldly, and Fear ...

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The Role of Oral Tradition in the SynopticsAnd other items from around the web.
The Role of Oral Tradition in the Synoptics

Work Out Your Salvation in Fear and Publishing - Philip Yancey sits down with World Magazine: "I tell people I write my books for myself, and that’s true. I grew up in an unhealthy church. I’ve talked about that very openly in my books. It was almost a toxic ...

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Ministry, UnderinflatedWhat counts as a ministry cheat?
Ministry, Underinflated

Last week controversy erupted when New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady held a press conference in which he repeatedly denied knowing of any tampering with footballs prior to the Patriots’ AFC Championship win. Since then “Deflategate” has been ...

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Christians, Host an Oscars PartyAnd other items from around the web.
Christians, Host an Oscars Party

A New Church Metrics Paradigm - Instead of counting bodies in the pew, you could count the times members invited their friends, relatives and neighbors. "I want to suggest a measurement that I believe would bring many benefits. This key measurement stat is 'how many ...

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Enjoy God’s GiftsAn Interview with Joe Rigney
Enjoy God’s Gifts

Joe Rigney is Assistant Professor of Theology and Christian Worldview at Bethlehem College and Seminary. We spoke with Joe about his latest book The Things of Earth: Treasuring God by Enjoying His Gifts and what it means to enjoy the blessings God has given.

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Fear From the PulpitIs it driving away Millennials?
Fear From the Pulpit

It’s April 1944. Dietrich Bonhoeffer had been in the Nazi prison at Tegel for over a year, waiting for word on when, if ever, he might be released and wondering whether a daring plot to kill Adolf Hitler set for July 20th would succeed. The rations from the German Reich ...

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