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Mixing Jesus, Palms, and Politics

It’s Holy Week, the final week of Lent. The last 5 Sundays, we’ve taught our students about different places in life that a faith in Jesus takes us–places that are messy, unfamiliar, and scary. 764 more words

American Christianity

Ducking Jesus

Every so often, Phil Robertson – the outspoken Duck Dynasty patriarch and self-anointed straight-shooter of biblical truth – does something extremely troubling and perplexing: namely, opening his mouth, forming words, and speaking them audibly. 726 more words

Rev Rants

The Upcoming Easter Holi Sermon

Maybe I’m way out in left field on this (it’s happened before) but I have that “I’m about to see a train-wreck” feeling creeping over me.   954 more words

American Church

More Money More Jesus?

So occasionally I see things like the above meme. Or similar ones with sarcastic slogans like “Jesus died so Joel Osteen could buy a multimillion dollar home in the suburbs”. 1,031 more words

Religion

Recommended Reading: March 14-20

If you engage one article this weekend, make it Ubi Amor, Ibi Oculus by James D. Conley.

If you have more time to read, check out the selection of articles below. 165 more words

Theology

RECOMMENDED: Left Behind in America by Russell Moore

Russell Moore recently wrote an insightful piece at The Gospel Coalition titled, “Left Behind in America: Following Christ After Culture Wars.”

Here’s a sample,

The problem was that, from the beginning, Christian values were always more popular than the Christian gospel in American culture.

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"Want Some False Doctrine in Your Life? Try These Handy Tips!"

Posted at The Messed Up Church:

Don’t be shy about it-admit it: false doctrine is fun and, well, it just feels good. Here are some handy tips to keep you fully deceived and incapable of discernment: 300 more words

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