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  • Nov 29

    Jesus Creed Books of the Year

    The late Justice Antonin Scalia, known for his crystal clear and mind-shaping prose, once said this about what makes for good writing:

    “I think there is writing genius as well – which consists primarily, I think, of the ...

  • Nov 24

    Beware the Bottleneckers!

    Powerbrokers blocking access

    I was reading an essay the other day in which I encountered a reference to a book by William Mellor and Dick M. Carpenter II called Bottleneckers.

    Photo by Jacek Dylag on Unsplash

    In said book a bottlenecker is defined as

    a person who ...
  • Seminary Now’s Black Friday Sale

    Save 40+% off unlimited access to stream video courses

    This holiday season, take advantage of a special Black Friday sale from Seminary Now, a new on-demand streaming platform featuring exclusive video courses from leading professors, ...

  • Nov 19


    I serve at a church alongside several very gifted preachers. Some of them lead our campuses. Others serve in various leadership roles on our staff. They are all good, even very good, and every time one of them preaches when I'm ...

  • Nov 12

    From the Ground Up

    Chicago is called "The Second City" because most of it was rebuilt after the great Chicago fire. Some of the iconic architectural buildings in the Chicago sky line were built during this era of the city's history. If ...

  • Everybody is saying it because it’s true. Our nation is fractured into factions. Politics cuts us in half and religion cuts out some and makes others a cut above. Wearing masks turns some into beastly behaviors. Which is one ...

  • Nov 5

    The Gift of Access

    The Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College deals with the complex issues of poverty and how churches and local communities can best respond to the needs of the poor. They have an interesting definition of poverty. ...

  • This article first appeared on CBE International’s blog, Mutuality, on 10/28/2021 https://www.cbeinternational.org/resource/article/mutuality-blog-magazine/7-ways-you-can-dress-biblical-womanhood-your-churchs

    By Katie McEachern.

  • When Faculty Vote No Confidence in a President

    Two universities about whom I care, Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids (alma mater), and North Park University (17 years as professor), have recently voted “No Confidence” for the current president of the school. Both ...

  • Oct 20

    One Nation Under Graham (?)

    The origins of the "under God" terms in The Pledge of Allegiance

    One Nation Under Graham

    America, not unlike many countries shaped by biblical religion – from Israel to Ireland, has a history of politicians and preachers making abundant use of apocalyptic rhetoric. More than a decade ago Charles ...