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Friday, June 30, 2017

Buffet Discipleship

You Have God's Blessing to Say 'God Bless America'
Why a faith that transcends all nations leaves room for patriotic devotion.
I will say this for "God bless America": As a prayer (and it is a prayer, not an idolatrous boast), it gets human nature right. As embodied creatures, we can't pour our hearts into lofty abstractions like "humanity" or "the world." Instead, our pulses beat to the rhythms of flesh-and-blood communities, with their histories and traditions, their customs and folkways, their neighbors and friends, and their paradoxical pairings of good and evil, glory and tragedy. We can't escape feeling inspired or haunted by what Abraham Lincoln called "the mystic chords of memory." continue reading >>

Why Christian Scholars Loved Peter Berger
His sympathetic treatment of faith made him a rock star among Christ-following academics.
What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You
Singles are on the rise. Here's what forward-looking churches need to know.
Defending the Faith (of Others)
Russian evangelicals' hesitancy to back Jehovah's Witnesses could backfire.
The Exchange
Buffet Discipleship: Picking and Choosing in Unbiblical Proportions
The root of being a disciple is discipline.

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