God is (still) waiting

More Baptist churches are calling women as pastors, but the gender gap remains large.

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If this is where you get off the bus: The LGBT issue, part 6

If this is where you get off the bus on this journey through the LGBT issue, here are seven things you and all of us can do. 

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The past ain’t what it used to be

A freely chosen Sabbath can remind us God is God but an enforced one only breeds hypocrisy.

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Taking stock of mission endeavors

Compelling programming that makes a meaningful impact in the world draws people in. But what about when it doesn’t?

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Blessed are the barely there

The world needs more people with a white-knuckle grasp on redemption in the midst of chaos and pain.

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A Buddhist, a Jew and a Christian walk into a room …

… and the outcomes may be promising.

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Repenting of Christianity

We’re going to need some folks to help us replace our tired myths with a clearer Truth — a Truth proclaimed in the person of Jesus.

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Preachers, politicians part ways at the border

Politicians are running on fear; most people, when they’re sane and centered, are running on faith.

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The power of witness

It’s time for the burden of proof to be shifted to the opponents of same-sex marriage.

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Who really created the border crisis?

There’s plenty of blame to go around.

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The taller I become …

Everywhere racial barriers are being built higher. But in our neighborhood, we are raising up giants.

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Wars and rumors of … religion

With war comes bad religion, masquerading as authentic faith.

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When government spies on religion

Congregants are afraid to participate in religious activities because of informants — in America.

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Comic-Con International day four: Conversations

God is at work in the popular culture.

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A case for hopefulness

Look for the sacred trajectory. It’s there.

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Comic-Con International day three: ‘Be excellent to each other’

Unexpectedly, a sense of koinonia.

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A proper starting place

The initial question in the debate over homosexuality must be, is it sin?

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Martyrdom is for real martyrs

There is nearly always someone who has it worse than we do.

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The changing shape of denominational tribes

In a word, it’s skinnier.

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We are not alone

There’s significant power in having the courage to name the pain we carry.

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