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Joseph Yoo | The Time I Forgot My Bible…

A while back I attended a workshop at this conference. The speaker opened up with, “Please take out your Bible and turn to [book of the Bible].” Then he said, “And if you’re a United Methodist, please find someone near you to … [Read More...]

Quietly Rolling Thunder | Complicated Joy

A year ago my husband and I lost our first child. We spent Memorial Day at the local state park, sharing a picnic and a hike, beginning to think about how our lives would change with the baby on the way. We hadn’t known for very long that I was … [Read More...]

PreacherRich.com | Do Over [Book]

Do Over by Jon Acuff (New York City, New York: Portfolio / Penquin, 2015) Ever feel like you don’t know exactly what you want to do with your life? Know who else feels that way? Everyone.” – Jon Acuff I just finished reading “Do … [Read More...]

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Sexuality and The Duggar Scandal

Is there anyone who has not heard the sad and scandalous news about Josh Duggar of 19 Children and Counting fame? The TV show has now been cancelled. Far more, that family has just had their carefully constructed and controlled lives deconstruct and … [Read More...]

Church Decline | Abandoned Church

5 ways churches inflicted pain on themselves

(RNS) Let’s be clear: The much-heralded “decline of Christianity in America” isn’t about God losing faith in humankind. It isn’t about losing our moral compass thanks to whatever you happen to loathe. It isn’t about fickle millennials. It isn’t … [Read More...]

Can You Be a Christian Without Believing in Christ?

Can you be a Christian without believing in Christ?

(RNS) The rise of the “nones” — Americans who no longer check a religious affiliation on demographic surveys — has stirred up interesting conversations among church leaders. A generation ago, many Americans would have been considered “nominal” in … [Read More...]

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