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Where Are You?

http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/6795764?utm_hp_ref=religion&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067 I just posted the above article and the following comment on our church’s private FB page for our LGBTQ support group The Open Door: “As you read thru this article about the high price that evangelical churches like ours … Continue reading

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When Did Being “Conservative” Become the Safest Thing for a Christian to Be?

I just finished speaking at a historic week-long annual Christian conference. I met my future wife while both of us served on staff at the conference’s 1979 high school camp and we helped lead subsequent camps for teens and then … Continue reading

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This Problem Already Has a Proven Solution

[Sojourners asked me to write this as a follow up to the Harper/Wallis post.  I submitted it but I never heard back from them.  So rather than waste this piece, I thought I’d post it here.]     A recent … Continue reading

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Identifying Blind Spots and the Asian American Letter to the Church

Originally posted on Jon Eng 吴国盛:
Two Caveats: I don’t like to be in the limelight. It’s not my natural inclination to engage in dicey conversations or involve myself in conflicts. Yet if I’ve learned anything over my short 28 years…

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Matthew 18.15-17, Godly Confrontation, and Forgiveness

Matthew 18.15-17, Godly Confrontation, and Forgiveness. this is so thorough, objective, and accurate that I find it startling.

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A Pain-filled Realization

Last fall (2012) I contacted a local artisan who hand-crafts steel-tubed, lugged bike frames.  To my surprise, he would be finished with his current project in a few months, so this past January I eagerly began working with him to … Continue reading

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Despicable We

There are at least two ways to become a despised person.  Do something that a significant number of people deem despicable (and thus become a despicable person in their judgement).  Or hang around despised people enough and the same folks … Continue reading

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