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February 2019

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How #MeToo Leads Us to Jesus

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A friend told me how her father abandoned her family in the late 1950’s. She was just a little girl. He vanished from their lives, never paid a dime to help, and acted like they never existed. My friend’s mom did the best she could, but it was a struggle. Because of her church’s dogmatic […]

Sunday

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February 2019

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Free Resources for Churches

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To join the churches helping people walk in No Man’s Land, simply: 1. Buy the book for you (and for those leading with you)* 2. Fill out the 30-second contact form. *Available from NavPress, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and some discount retailers

Monday

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December 2018

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The Characters of Great Stories (and Parables)

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Most stories (whether good or bad, fiction or nonfiction) contain a similar set of characters. Jesus’ Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10) uses five of these classic characters. I challenge you to examine them and then consider the stories at play in your own life. Context Asking a preacher what one must do to […]

Tuesday

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November 2018

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Love Your Neighbor, Politically

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With all the political polarization, hateful rhetoric, stereotyping, and name-calling, I have a question: “What if we took Jesus’ teachings seriously enough to love our neighbors – even politically?” Here are ten ways you can begin: 1. Judge your own. It’s always easier to point out the flaws of others than our own, but it […]

Thursday

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September 2018

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The Attack on Social Justice

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Social justice is a term coined from the church’s concern for the mistreatment of the poor. It’s been around for more than 150 years and recently has come under attack in the headlines. As someone who has felt dismayed by some things written and said, I have three goals here: (1) Warn those who are unnecessarily […]