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Ed Stetzer - A Decision in Ferguson: How Should Evangelicals Respond?

A repost from Ed Stetzer via Christianity Today, November 24, 2014:

In light of the grand jury decision handed down tonight in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, MO, I think it is of utmost importance that all Christians, but specifically white evangelicals, talk a little less and listen a little more. 1,110 more words

Christianity

990 TO GO

990 TO GO

Steve Dresselhaus

Questions are good. They promote life and inspire change.  Asking questions and seeking answers is a primary engine for advancement, growth, exploration, and discovery.  771 more words

Ben Irwin - Five Bible Verses You Need to Stop Misusing

NOTE: Biblical illiteracy is pervading in today’s churches, including in evangelical ones, that take pride in their love for the Bible. One of the signs of this is the wrong way, mostly out of context, that Bible verses are quoted by Bible-loving evangelicals. 804 more words

Evangelicalism

Compromise - that dirty little thing you do

Compromise.

It’s a positive thing, right?

In a marriage, for example, compromise can be a positive force for good. To be able to compromise means you have truly understood your spouse’s point of view and can find a way through a disagreement which is beneficial for both of you. 240 more words

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The "pro-life" movement is about sex, not life

Today, I came across this post on Salon‘s website, discussing a video by Cosmo in which they interviews so-called “side-walk counselors.” There were gems such as this: 1,170 more words

Catholicism

American History and the Church

WHAT’S THE POINT? AMERICAN HISTORY AND THE CHURCH

“The closer historians get to the present, the harder time they have putting a coherent picture together,” write Gaustad and Noll in the final chapter of their… 1,454 more words

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American Missions

MISSIONARY AMERICA AND THE SEARCH FOR CATHOLICITY

Early in the twentieth-century, the Methodist missionary E. Stanley Jones had high hopes that “the religious genius of India” would greatly “enrich the collective expression of Christianity”—and rightly so. 1,015 more words

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