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Why Christians Can Raise Kids Anywhere: A Response to Kathy Keller

Why Christians Can Raise Kids Anywhere: A Response to Kathy Keller

Christ calls us not to a particular location but to a particular way of life.

Kathy Keller, writing recently for the City project, is right to remind Christians that it's possible to raise creative, compassionate, confident, and faithful children in cities. I get it: Christians, like many other white Americans, have long fled ...

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Jonathan Brouillette

March 24, 2012  9:08am

Just a few bible verses to add to the discussion: Malachi 1:11 - For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts. We are one Body in Christ song - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqfn75wgfYA&feature=related

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Jonathan Brouillette

March 24, 2012  8:59am

Mark 16:15 15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.

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Jonathan Brouillette

March 24, 2012  8:59am

Matthew 28:18-20 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

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Jonathan Brouillette

March 24, 2012  8:55am

Ephesians 4:4-6 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

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Jonathan Brouillette

March 24, 2012  8:52am

1 Corinthians 10:16-17 Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ? 17 Because there is one loaf, we, who are many, are one body, for we all share the one loaf.

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Nate Clarke

March 23, 2012  6:02pm

At This Is Our City we value thoughtful and respectful dialogue. At this point, much of the conversation is taking a far too assumptive and accusatory tone. We'll begin deleting comments that don't advance dialogue. This certainly doesn't mean everyone is in agreement, but please keep your disagreements focused on the issue and stated in an irenic manner.

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