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Recommended Reading: July 16

If you read one article this week, engage Letter to an Aspiring Theologian by Kevin Vanhoozer.

For those of you with additional reading time this weekend, check out the following suggestions, gathered from around the interwebs. 154 more words

Theology

Musings on Patriotism and Idolatry

I have been struggling lately with rampant nationalism in the church. Maybe it’s just me, but I feel more than a little nauseous when I see images of the United States flag draped over the cross, and patriotic worship services make me want to pull my hair out. 453 more words

Faith

By Rev. Dr. Bob Phillips

Here are six differences between popular fundamentalism and Wesleyan evangelicals:

1.Fundamentalism embraces the inerrancy of scripture as the only true understanding of the full authority and inspiration of scripture.

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Throwback Thursday ~ Revival: In America We Trust?

Originally published October 28, 2016

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had it up to here with politics. Any politics. I’m sick of hearing about the candidates, where they stand on the issues, what they’ve done wrong, why we should vote for this one instead of that one or not vote at all, and what celebrities (and everybody else on the planet) think about them. 729 more words

Christian Women

By Bruxy Cavey

We believe in the authoritative, inerrant, infallible Word of God – and his name is Jesus. This is the first of three blog posts on the authority, inerrancy, and application of the Word of God from an Anabaptist Christian perspective.

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Hard-hitting article in HuffPo: “White Evangelicals Will Never Make America Great Again.” The title says it all, but here are a few quotable passages…

This “great” America ostracizes the marginalized, seeks profits over people on a global scale and uses inflammatory rhetoric to justify its violence.

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Justice, God's way

As the immigration debate in the United States rolls on, there’s been a lot of talk about justice lately, oftentimes confined to a retributive, crime and punishment context. 78 more words