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Posts

The Rise and Demise of Ex-Gay Therapy

April 15th, 2015
Obama announced a national ban for minors, and Christians sat silent. Why?
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Harvey Cox on how to read the Bible

April 14th, 2015
The longtime Harvard professor says there isn't a single best way to read it.
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OPPOSING VIEWS: Should Christians vote for Hillary?

April 14th, 2015
At Religion News Service, I posted the following two opposing views. Read their arguments and decide...
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Can churches disagree and still stay together?

April 9th, 2015
When it comes to church, theologian Scot McKnight says, different is good.
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Celibate gay Christian calls for normalizing ‘committed friendships’

April 9th, 2015
Wesley Hill, leader among celibate gay Christians, is taking his arguments a step further.
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How Frank Bruni misunderstands Christians

April 7th, 2015
NYT columnist argues church leaders should be “made” to change their minds on sex.
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Christian America: Corporate invention or founders’ vision?

April 4th, 2015
A Princeton historian says the idea was fueled by corporations, clergy, and politicians.
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Latino evangelicals oppose death penalty. Will others follow?

April 4th, 2015
NaLEC becomes the first major evangelical association to take this position publicly.
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Getting the most out of Easter

April 4th, 2015
Encountering God at a time when sacred days are trending topics.
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Jesus is Better Than You Imagined

“Read this book expectantly. It will shatter your misconceptions and help you encounter a God more wonderful than you ever conceived.”

MARK BATTERSON
New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker

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“Merritt represents a hopeful new current in evangelical America.”
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“Merritt…writes with humility and clarity. He addresses the political, cultural and biblical assumptions many of us hold.”
- Christianity Today

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