Are We Preaching Preparation for Gentrification?

Gentrification

Inner city communities across the country are gentrifying. It not primarily the fault of the church, but that does not mean we are not at fault and have not been complicit in the displacement of people who once called these communities homes.

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Is New Monasticism for Everyone?

Nm

God has undoubtedly used new monasticism to show me that this life of discipleship has something to say about how we eat together, share possessions, fight well, give unreservedly, and live closely. But, is it for everyone?

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Mug Shots of God’s Presence

Deported US Immigration

the jail theologian guy I came to study under, Bob, said something that struck me: that the Bible offers a series of mug shots of God’s presence.

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Courage in the Real Word: A Word to My Internet Enemies & Friends

Buttons

Make sure you leave enough in the tank for the moments requiring actual faith, hope and love in the real world.

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What Dance Moms Gets Wrong About God

Dancemoms

Believe in something? Dance Moms is wrong. What saves us is not that we believe in God but that God believes in us.

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Dear White Christians: Let’s Talk About Our Fear

Church

As Christians we believe that God is far greater and far more complex than our finite human minds can begin to conceive.

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Shalom In Our Shattered Lives

Shattered

We will keep dreaming of wholeness in our shattered lives. We will claim that God is with us—because there rests our hope and in our longing.

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