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  • Luke Timothy Johnson and The Spirit of Imagination
    Luke Timothy Johnson and The Spirit of ImaginationSubscriber Access Only
    Religious experience serves and shapes theological discernment, but Scripture determines.
  • American History Is Not Canceled
    American History Is Not Canceled
    While Christians can’t erase the church’s slaveholding past, we can change the symbols, statues, and namesakes we celebrate.
  • Partner Content PostEpisode 61: How Community Creates Stability
    Podcast | 32 min
    Episode 61: How Community Creates Stability
    What we are gaining and missing in this season of social distance
  • The Sweet Surrender of Salvation
    The Sweet Surrender of Salvation
    By rising above self-interest we can taste the true honey of new creation.
  • Want to Love Your Neighbor? Start By Fighting Your Own Sin.
    Want to Love Your Neighbor? Start By Fighting Your Own Sin.Subscriber Access Only
    When we “make every effort to be holy,” it works toward the common good.
  • The Debate Beneath Our Debates on the Pandemic and the Protests
    The Debate Beneath Our Debates on the Pandemic and the Protests
    Our divided responses to national challenges reflect deep divisions on what it means to be human.
  • The Long Obedience of Racial Justice
    The Long Obedience of Racial Justice
    To bear the image of God is a declaration of dignity that challenges power.
  • One on One with Jerry Root on 'The Neglected C.S. Lewis'
    One on One with Jerry Root on 'The Neglected C.S. Lewis'
    What readers of Lewis tend to neglect, are in fact the very books Lewis thought were his best and most important.
  • Why ‘Ditch the Deli Meat’ and Other Prohibitions Miss the Point of Pregnancy
    Why ‘Ditch the Deli Meat’ and Other Prohibitions Miss the Point of Pregnancy
    Childbearing is too often defined by restrictions against vice instead of invitations to virtue.
  • ‘Mother to Son’ Amplifies the Voices of Black Mothers
    ‘Mother to Son’ Amplifies the Voices of Black Mothers
    Jasmine Holmes spotlights the realities black families face.
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    Judea, Suburbia, to the Ends of the Earth
    Judea, Suburbia, to the Ends of the Earth
    Suburban America is a strategic mission field.
    How Churches Are Taking Responsibility and Acting Carefully
    How Churches Are Taking Responsibility and Acting Carefully
    While its fashionable among the media to cite outliers who spurn the guidelines for their state, more churches by far are following the model of Calvary Chapel in both caring for their community and honoring those in authority.
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    그리스도인들이 포옹을 해야 하는 이유
    그리스도인들이 포옹을 해야 하는 이유
    세균에 대한 혐오감을 최대한 이용할 수 있을까? 한 심리학자가 팬데믹 시대에 접촉의 위험과 이점을 논한다.
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    Juneteenth Was an Answer to Centuries of Prayer
    Juneteenth Was an Answer to Centuries of Prayer
    African Americans asked the Lord for liberation for years. They still do.
    How Are Pastors Handling Ungathered Worship?
    How Are Pastors Handling Ungathered Worship?
    Six church leaders share about their adaptations, innovations, and frustrations as they respond to COVID-19.
    Our Advocacy Should Reflect God’s Beauty
    Our Advocacy Should Reflect God’s Beauty
    In the midst of trying to do the right thing, it’s easy to forget to do it in the right way.
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    Where Two or More Are Gathered, the First Amendment Should Protect Them
    Where Two or More Are Gathered, the First Amendment Should Protect Them
    Why voluntary organizations deserve the same rights to speech, religion, and assembly as individuals.