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Let Cubans Come to America, by Land or Sea
Let Cubans Come to America, by Land or Sea
The need for asylum seekers’ religious (and other) freedom is as urgent as ever.
The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Episode 6: The Brand
The Brand
The internet and new gospel partnerships fueled church growth in the early 2000s, but bigger isn’t always better.
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More Literal Than Thou
Who wins in the race for the most accurate Bible translation?
Patrons’ Saints: Christians Turn to Patreon, Substack, and Kickstarter
Patrons’ Saints: Christians Turn to Patreon, Substack, and Kickstarter
As more evangelical figures embrace crowdfunding, is the format demanding too much of them?
Mexican Worship Leader Layla de la Garza on the Power of ‘Sung Theology’
Mexican Worship Leader Layla de la Garza on the Power of ‘Sung Theology’
Despite the lingering stereotypes, the Monterrey-based singer and minister set out to prove contemporary worship services can hold to the authority of Scripture.
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Before Simone Biles Becomes Christians’ Next Sports Metaphor
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Before Simone Biles Becomes Christians’ Next Sports Metaphor
Does our discussion of the gymnast’s mental struggles convey a biblical sense of mind and body?
Simone Biles’s Critics Miss the Bigger Story of Bodily Abuse
Simone Biles’s Critics Miss the Bigger Story of Bodily Abuse
Some see the Olympic gymnast as a self-serving athlete. But her withdrawal from competition is a model for how to honor rather than disdain our bodies.
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One Solution to Social Conflict: Tell War Stories. But Tell Them Well.
One Solution to Social Conflict: Tell War Stories. But Tell Them Well.
The book of Samuel shows us how to reconcile our differences through redemptive storytelling.
The CRT Debate Distracts from God’s Justice
The CRT Debate Distracts from God’s Justice
In the conflict over racial issues, “just preach the gospel” misses the gospel.
A Billion Views of Hope
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A Billion Views of Hope
Kristina Kuzmic, ‘the mother of all mom bloggers,’ lifts others up by being hilariously transparent about her own imperfections.

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