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What Paul might have said about racism (1 Cor 12 Updated)

“When your first allegiance is to a king and a kingdom…the meaning of ‘brother’ gets extended to the most unlikely people.” –Caleb Hutcherson Here’s a powerful truth: the Christian standing to salute the flag has more in common with the … Continue reading

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Me too. (I’ve objectified women).

Me too. But not in the way you think. Me too–I’ve objectified women. It’s surprisingly terrifying to say this out loud, to type it in black and white. I’m afraid of being branded a “pervert,” I’m afraid that people I … Continue reading

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Peaceful Agitators

To be Christian means learning to live within the tension. The kingdom of heaven is already here, but not yet fully. We long for heaven, but live on earth. Death has been defeated, but we still feel its sting. Against … Continue reading

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The Day the NFL Outchurched the Church

In the midst of a rancorous weekend filled with divisive rhetoric, one group of people stepped out from the acrimony and hate, leading onward in the way of love. It’s just probably not the group you expected. In case you … Continue reading

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I’m a Christian Pacifist

I haven’t always been a pacifist–I used to make fun of pacifists as weirdos, wimps, and unrealistic dreamers with their heads in the sand. But, I’ve been on a journey the last decade or so that’s led me to pursue … Continue reading

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Kneeling with Kaepernick

What did you think when you first heard about the dark-skinned young man who dishonored one of his nation’s most sacred symbols, just to make a point? How did you feel about his public disgraceful treatment of his heritage for … Continue reading

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Re-Imagining “Us” and “Not-Us” (Part 2)

There’s been a lot of ugliness in the past couple of weeks. But I believe that God brings beauty out of the ugly. Even when it feels like the walls are closing in and the ugly is smearing everything I hold dear—I’ve … Continue reading

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