Tag Archives: Jesus

Some say DOMA, we say Kingdom

There was once a man who possessed little political capital or national influence. A man with a ragtag group of followers, a man with more enemies than friends. There was once a man who lived on the fringes of society, … Continue reading

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Jesustalk

“You should talk about Jesus more.” This message isn’t coming from a raving street evangelist pushing gospel tracts and combative communication techniques. It’s coming from the young men and women who used to be in our churches. It’s coming from … Continue reading

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A disappointing valedictory

I have a lot of respect for Roy Costner IV, the South Carolina valedictorian who recently tore up his pre-approved speech and recited the Lord’s Prayer instead. I commend him for his willingness to stand by his convictions and his … Continue reading

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The Bible is too hard to understand…

These seven simple words begin of one of the most helpful sentences a Christ-follower could ever utter: The Bible is too hard to understand. I say this not to discourage people from reading the Bible, but rather to encourage them to … Continue reading

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Army-issued Bible gun

As a pastor of a local church, I think about the Bible a lot. I think about what it says about God, what it says to me, and how I might encourage other people to read it, to take it … Continue reading

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The Good Gay Lobbyist

A religious blogger once tested Jesus by blogging the following question: “@Jesus, What must I do to inherit eternal life?” He was a wise blogger with a large following, and he knew how to get a response. So he wrote … Continue reading

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DJesus Uncrossed vs Jesus of the Cross

This is a continuation of sorts from my last post, continuing to consider the Christian response to things like SNL’s Jesus Uncrossed skit. I continue to focus on our response, not the skit itself. In a few weeks thousands of … Continue reading

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