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    Risking A Divided Kingdom

    Matthew 12:25: Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. In high school I attended a predominantly white, middle…
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    Spending Sabbath In Exile

    Sabbath is for celebration, but on this wearisome day, only a few dark-eyed exiles gather. They cry for mercy. They survived the siege of Jerusalem. For months, the sealed city…
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    Trinity Of Community

    We were never meant to live alone. From the beginning, deeply connected relationships have been woven into our DNA. The creation story of humanity is remarkably simple. All we know…
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    Q&a With Among Thorns

    Those who seek to worship God are looking for a passion and depth that will allow them to connect one-on-one with something beyond themselves. At times, these seekers are called…
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    Uncommon Gifts

    As is often the story with me, I can’t seem to remember a person if I only meet them once. I will recognize a name in conversation or a face…
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    Deeper Than Words

    Several months ago, I was reading a Christian denomination’s magazine. There was an article explaining why the denomination had chosen to restrict itself to one Bible translation. One of their…
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    Saved From What?

    “Jesus loves me, I know, for my mom told me so” — Sheryl Crow My mom is a minister. A non-denominational evangelist. She travels and speaks and I’m proud of…
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    Q&a: Radiant Worship

    Over the last few years there has been a renewed desire among this generation for experiences with God. Tired of religion and cynical about the general fakeness of the church…
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    Worthy Of Worship

    I made a pact with the Lord. “Lord, I will be honest with you in everything.” I know it may sound unnecessary — He already knows everything about me. But…
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    Q&a With Rich Nathan

    In the late 20th century, as America grew more pluralistic and continually more secular, the majority of the Western church either retreated into their sanctuaries, throwing stones out at those…
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    The Perfect Church

    The perfect church: I’ve never been there, and chances are you haven’t either. It’s just not that easy to find the church that has everything, meets all our spiritual needs…
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