Sep 19 2014

Jason C. Stanley: Scandal 3.5: More Cattle, Less Bull

Got Secrets? The client-of-the-week in this episode is the Democratic congresswoman Josephine Marcus, played by the always brilliant Lisa Kudrow. Last week, we saw her as the President’s biggest critic who got a huge boost in the polls… Read More

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Sep 19 2014

Faith, Media & Culture: A new front in the Ebola crisis

With the killing of a delegation of health officials, journalists and a pastor by a mob of rural villagers in Guinea, an even more tragic page has turned in the Ebola crisis. The mission of the group was to dispel rumors about the outbreak, but the villagers thought they had come to spread the virus. The people […]

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Sep 19 2014

Pastor Darian's Musings: The Gospel According to Phoebe: Telling the Truth

This is the second of a four-part series inspired by the TV show, Friends. While every character has their perks, the one who has taught me the most is Phoebe. Here is just one gospel lesson from her.In the world of Friends, all you need are a guitar a…

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Sep 19 2014

Hacking Christianity :: Rev. Jeremy Smith: Apple and Microsoft Have Failed Us

Both Apple and Microsoft have huge cash reserves that could be leveraged for social good. But is it their means or ends that we are concerned with, and how can we strike that balance in our own organizations?

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Sep 19 2014

SOUND BITES: Something to chew on that is good for the soul™: OFFERING CHRIST

The most mysterious element of the decline of mainline churches is our unwillingness to invite others in a gentle, authentic, and natural way. It’s as if we believe that what we have experienced in our faith journey is of no value. Somewhere the move…

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Sep 19 2014

RMNBlog: God created my body, trans* and good

By Brett Stadtlander At 11:33PM, I received a call from my best friend’s wife asking me to come over because my best friend (Jon) was upset and needed to talk to me. Luckily, I only lived a mile away and was able to throw on some clothes and head over. Apparently, Jon had been in a conversation about gender and sexuality that didn’t go well, and for him, those conversations are always personal. He always has a hard time separating those conversations from his transgender best friend. When I got there, I sat next to him. I didn’t have words…

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