Another Letter to My Nephew: Toy Guns and Terrorists, Part 1Getting Church Right on the 4th of JulyDrop Your Flag: Redefining Patriotism for the 4thThe 4th of July for Native Americans: It’s ComplicatedThe American Way and The Jesus Way in ConflictLife After SCOTUS
Another Letter to My Nephew: Toy Guns and Terrorists, Part 1 In my world, I do not see oranges. I see small, fragile toy parts that are ...
Getting Church Right on the 4th of July Few Sundays of the year do churches get things more wrong than on the Sunday ...
Drop Your Flag: Redefining Patriotism for the 4th If we are against the Confederate flag, how do we feel about its “American” ...
The 4th of July for Native Americans: It’s Complicated So this Fourth of July I invite every American to start their day by learning ...
The American Way and The Jesus Way in Conflict In the civil religion of America, the Jesus way and the American way have been ...
Life After SCOTUS Leading up to – and in the immediate wake of – the SCOTUS decision in ...

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Getting Church Right on the 4th of July

JulySunday

Few Sundays of the year do churches get things more wrong than on the Sunday nearest to the 4th of July.

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Drop Your Flag: Redefining Patriotism for the 4th

Flag Extremism

If we are against the Confederate flag, how do we feel about its “American” counterpart? You know, the one flying over the White House? You know, the one children in this country are taught to pledge allegiance to?

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The 4th of July for Native Americans: It’s …

Contcongress

So this Fourth of July I invite every American to start their day by learning about the Doctrine of Discovery.

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GLOBAL

Finding Hope in Nepal

Nepal

As the world mourns with Nepal, many of us are wondering how we can help.

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Soccer In Kinshasha & Why We’re So Unhappy

Happy

Sometimes we hide our joy, we cover up the Kingdom of Heaven, and we become so terribly unhappy, covering up our unhappiness with possessions and addictions.

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I Am A Teenage Female Suicide Bomber

Children

On Tuesday a teenage female suicide bomber, likely affiliated with Boko Haram, set off an explosive in a marketplace in Maiduguri, Nigeria, killing herself and 33 other people. This could be her story, as I imagine it.

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THE RED CARPET

The American Way and The Jesus Way in Conflict

Brian Zahnd Headshot

In the civil religion of America, the Jesus way and the American way have been conflated into the same mode of being human.

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LIFE

Another Letter to My Nephew: Toy Guns and Terrorists, …

Letter

In my world, I do not see oranges. I see small, fragile toy parts that are supposed to ensure your safety,

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Still An Angry Christian

Angry

I am still an angry Christian because I am still showing up.

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THEOLOGY

All You Need is (Real) Love

Beatles

This love that costs everything and accomplishes everything is the one value that perhaps all faiths – and perhaps even those of no faith – all share.

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To Our Critics: We Seek the Christianity of Christ

Oneway

What might it look like to leave behind the religion of this land and live the Christianity of Christ?

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