Stripped of power: Saying goodbye to Christian America, part III

David Gushee

Two ways the demise of Christian America will be good for the Church. 

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Your congregational aroma

Bill Wilson

A reality check to see if your congregation’s culture stinks.

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The ‘ex-SBC’ trilogy: A response to my respondents

David Gushee

On the “ex-SBC”: The columnist responds to his many respondents related to his trilogy of articles on moderate Baptists. 

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‘All my ex’s...’

Bill Leonard

Who says moderate Baptists haven’t grown up?

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Don’t celebrate just yet: Saying goodbye to Christian America, part II

David Gushee

Don't celebrate just yet. Today I want to talk about what there is to mourn with the end of Christian America. 

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Need innovative leaders? Look for agility and alertness

John Chandler

Those characteristics are essential to engaging “disruptive innovation.”

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Finding grace in Lent

Amy Butler

In our overachieving, performance-driven society, we’re tempted to tackle the work of Lent like we would a challenging homework assignment.

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Bleeding for justice

Molly T. Marshall

A journey to Myanmar during Lent sharpens the question of the nature of God’s redemptive mission.

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Bracketology theology: Who would Jesus pick?

Brett Younger

What is the point of living in the world of boring brackets, when we can live in the vibrant rainbow dreams are made of?

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What can we learn from America’s cities?

Bill Wilson

Many of the country’s urban centers are struggling but others have found ways to revitalize. That may offer models for congregations.

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Saying goodbye to Christian America

David Gushee

The ultimate Christian social ethics issue may be the fact of declining Christian cultural power – and its fallout. This is the context within which every particular moral issue is contested. 

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Millennials at hand

Bill Leonard

Those 18- to 33-year-olds present a challenge to churches, but they may be more religious than we — or they — think.

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Modeling change for churches

Bill Wilson

Like churches, universities are shifting to engage contemporary culture. Their approaches can be models for congregations.

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Where do we go from here: The ex-SBC, part III

David Gushee

My description and diagnosis of the lack of theological identity and clarity in the ex-SBC world seems to have struck a chord. Where do we go from here? The ex-SBC world, part III.

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Trendy? Maybe, but the church needs more of it

Amy Butler

After overcoming initial reluctance, the experience of offering ashes on a busy Washington street revealed the deep needs of passersby.

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