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White Fragility: George Yancey Points a Different Way on Race
White Fragility: George Yancey Points a Different Way on Race
A summary of George Yancey's academic critique on 'White Fragility'
Preserving Our Body and Bodies for Worship
Preserving Our Body and Bodies for Worship
Has online worship acclimated us to our screens, or can we get physical again?
Partner Content PostEpisode 71: #LoveYourNeighbor By Assuming The Best
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Episode 71: #LoveYourNeighbor By Assuming The Best
What is happening in our brains when we are divided?
N. T. Wright: The Pandemic Should Make Us Humble—and Practical
N. T. Wright: The Pandemic Should Make Us Humble—and Relentlessly Practical
We can’t know for sure why it’s happening or how to stop it. But Scripture calls us to grieve with God’s Spirit and get to work serving others.
Texas Man Dreams of Tallest Cross
Texas Man Dreams of Tallest Cross
Six have claimed US title in last 30 years.
Obeying God Rather than Men? What’s Really a Religious Liberty Issue?
Obeying God Rather than Men? What’s Really a Religious Liberty Issue?
John Inazu on religious liberty and loving one other during the pandemic.
Scripture Calls Churches to Build a Just Society. Here’s How.
Scripture Calls Churches to Build a Just Society. Here’s How.
Systemic justice is unabashed obedience to what the Bible has always taught.
I Was a New-Age Healer. Then I Realized I Wasn’t the One Doing the Healing.
I Was a New-Age Healer. Then I Realized I Wasn’t the One Doing the Healing.
Why a Reiki master renounced her craft to follow Jesus.
Our Olive-Skinned Gospel
Our Olive-Skinned Gospel
As a Middle Easterner, I can't read the Bible without a smile of recognition crawling across my face.
Keep Your Distance: Words of Advice for Churches from the Surgeon General
Keep Your Distance: Words of Advice for Churches from the Surgeon General
Jerome Adams, Surgeon General of the United States, offered important medical guidance for faith communities today.

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Can the Church Save Marriage?
Can the Church Save Marriage?Subscriber Access Only
Matrimony rates are in decline, even among conservative Christians. Here’s what that means for the future.
Spiritual Direction and Hospitality
Spiritual Direction and Hospitality
What to do when one experiences spiritual nothingness?
(Jesus Creed)
Mars Mission: Filling the Earth and Beyond
Mars Mission: Filling the Earth and Beyond
Our cosmic calling and the creatures we take with us.
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.
The Sweet Surrender of Salvation
The Sweet Surrender of Salvation
By rising above self-interest we can taste the true honey of new creation.
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.
Shaming Can’t Fix Racism. But Guilt Can.
Shaming Can’t Fix Racism. But Guilt Can.
Guilt is about action with a clear path to redemption. Shame leaves us stuck in our sin.
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Stuck in a Spiritual Rut? Neuroscience Might Have the Answer.
Stuck in a Spiritual Rut? Neuroscience Might Have the Answer.
How better understanding our brains can help us grow in conformity to Christ.