A New Year’s Invitation: Bring in 2011 with the Youth of Afghanistan

There’s a part of the Christmas story we don’t always tell the kids or teach in Sunday school. All the Christmas cheer was rudely and abruptly interrupted. According to the birth narrative told in the Gospel of Matthew — right after the birth of Jesus, there was a slaughter in the land (Matthew: 2: 16-18).  King Herod did what many …

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Why the Gospel That’s Good News for the Poor is now Good News for the Rich (and by “rich”, I mean me)

I was at the grocery store, minding my own business, looking for pie crusts in the frozen food section.  Harmless, …

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New Plan for Israeli/Palestinian Peace?

The Red Letter Christian answer to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict addresses the basic problems that people say are irresolvable and will …

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Brian McLaren: What’s Wrong With Our Message?

Wrong With Message

“It’s been fashionable for some time to admit problems in our methodology, but our message was unquestionable. I think the …

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It’s Not Just a FREE Book. . .It’s a Gift!

Over the past 2 years I have been writing a book called Love Without Agenda: My Journey Out of Consumer …

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Merry Christmas!

The moment I awoke this morning marked my 75th Christmas. Sometimes it’s hard to believe there have been so many. …

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Is Stephen Colbert a Red Letter Christian?

Stephen Colbert

If you didn’t get a chance to see Stephen Colbert talk about Christmas on Comedy Central you missed something special. …

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