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My Review of Greg Laurie and Ellen Vaughn's Jesus Revolution

If we produce consumers instead of communers, we end up with customers instead of disciples.

Greg Laurie

Published by Baker Books, 2018

In the mid 1960’s Greg Laurie was the son of a single mother who lived in Southern California.

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Book Reviews

Lessons for the Church at Sears

My grandmother has this fascination with buying Christmas presents early. I want to appreciate that in her, but something has always made me shrug my shoulders when in August and September she lovingly asks, “What do you think Noah wants for Christmas.” 946 more words

Christian Leadership

Harder to Talk about God?

I shook my head and smiled my way through this article (in the NYT) written by the son of a megachurch pastor, who complains that it’s just gotten so hard to talk about God these days. 148 more words


Fanatical Christians

As a Christian and a believer in the sanctity of human life—all life, not just that in the womb– I am deeply troubled when I hear my fellow evangelicals justifying their support for the current administration and Judge Kavanaugh by claiming, “But we have to overturn Roe v. 201 more words


It seems unnatural to go dark when everyone, including me, has a platform.

What a weird time in the world, right?

(And let us all note the irony, considering I am here, right now, standing on a platform talking about something.) 572 more words


Under Justice Kavanaugh, American Christianity is Dead

Brett Kavanaugh is officially on the Supreme Court, and the unholy matrimony of conservative politics and American Christianity has achieved its magnum opus: ownership of a court that appears destined to overturn Roe v. 537 more words

Christian Musings

Recommended Reading: September 29

If you read one article this week, engage The Long Theological Shadow by John Ehrett.

For those of you with additional reading time, check out the following selections, gathered from around the blogging world. 156 more words