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Broadcast From The Clubhouse

It’s February 2017 and my friend asks me if I want to go and see Hacksaw Ridge. I’m not sure. The film has been getting some rave reviews amongst my Christian friends – a friend-of-a-friend has claimed it’s one of the best films they’ve ever seen, but I can take a guess as to why. 879 more words

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In China, Video of Deadly Accident Reignites Debate Over Lack of Trust by IAN JOHNSON

A video showing pedestrians and drivers ignoring a woman struck by a taxi and then run over by an S.U.V. has left Chinese again questioning their societal values.. 7 more words

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The Possibilities of Data Visualization

The other day I went to my local art supply store and picked up a set of drawing pencils, an eraser, and a sharpener. I can’t remember the last time I held any of these in my hands, but one of the things I’m working on this year is getting re-aquianted with my creativity. 281 more words

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In China, Unregistered Churches Are Driving a Religious Revolution

China has always been rather hostile to anything that could constitute radical change or cause civil unrest. It surprises me to hear that China has not interfered with the church growth in recent years but it does not surprise me that people are drawn to it. 43 more words

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A key takeaway from my book is that religion and the search for values are moving back to the center of a national discussion in China.

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Engaging Heaven on Earth

Join us for an evening of “Engaging Heaven on Earth.”

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017 7Pm
The Gate
1909A S. Van Buren
Enid, Ok. 73703

Ian Johnson is an itinerant Prophetic Revelator, Revivalist, conference speaker and author from Auckland New Zealand. 76 more words

Effective Escapism

Last year I read John Darnielle’s novel Wolf in White Van. Though his first major literary work, I have been a long-time fan of Darnielle’s band the Mountain Goats, through which his ability to craft short but emotionally nuanced stories has been consistently demonstrated through his role as the songwriter and lyricist. 1,888 more words

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