Marriage, Revenge, and Unmerited Favor: Engaging Faithfully With Matters of Our Day

I’d like to reflect on a couple of different articles and news events this week that I think present helpful challenges for the church as we seek to bear faithful…

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When Christians Irresponsibly Embrace Leaders and Legislation

In the past week or so I’ve read several stories that illustrate the dangers of Christians becoming too close to political leaders. First, there has been a lot of news…

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Easter Stories: Staying Grounded Amidst Tears and Dancing

After our worship service on Easter I went down to Phoenix Children’s Hospital and spent the afternoon with my sister, whose year-old son has a serious form of cancer. Later…

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Taking Christian Unity Seriously: A Holy Week Reflection

As we walk through Holy Week this year I’m particularly aware of Jesus’ prayer the night before he died: “I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on…

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