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Reclaiming the Christian Identity: What Does it Mean to be a "Resident Alien?" - Part 2

“We could cope—the world could cope—with a Jesus who ultimately remains a wonderful idea inside his disciples’ minds and hearts. The world cannot cope with a Jesus who comes out of the tomb, who inaugurates God’s new creation right in the middle of the old one … Jesus’s resurrection is the beginning of God’s new project not to snatch people away from earth to heaven but to colonize earth with the life of heaven. 802 more words


Reclaiming the Christian Identity: What does it Mean to be a "Resident Alien?" - Part 1

“Christianity this universe is at war.  But it does not think this is a war between independent powers.  It thinks it is a civil war, a rebellion, and that we are living in a part of the universe occupied by the rebel.  757 more words


"Will Grayson, Will Grayson" Book Review

Synopsis: Told in alternating chapters by two of today’s best selling young adult authors (John Green and David Levithan),  Will Grayson, Will Grayson is the story about two boys figuring out how to live in this world in way that is true to their own sense of self.  1,081 more words


"An Abundance of Katherines" Book Review

Synopsis: When Colin Singleton, a self-absorbed, anxiety-ridden, former child prodigy, gets dumped for the nineteenth time on the day after he graduates high school, he decides to hit the road with his only friend, Hassan.  693 more words


"The Fault in Our Stars" Book Review

Synopsis:  When 16 year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster first meets Augustus Waters at a support group for “cancer kids,” she is terminally ill, clinically depressed and obsessed with her favorite novel, … 554 more words


Book Review: Hearing Her Voice

John Dickson, Senior Minister in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney and Honorary Fellow of the Department of Ancient History, wrote a wonderful e-book Hearing Her Voice: A Case for Women Giving Sermons. 607 more words

Louie Giglio: Pastor and Cultural Provocateur

Over the past few weeks, Pastor Louie Giglio’s name has risen to the forefront of the cultural mainstream, as many of the talking heads on the political left and right have sought to interpret his intended involvement with the inaugural activities of President Obama.  782 more words