Freely, Freely, You Have Received: An Experiment in God’s Economy

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This past Sunday, our church gave away $160,000… to the congregation. No, it’s not a church growth strategy or a scam or a shell game.

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Blessed Are… Those People?

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As a middle class American girl growing up in rural Baptist churches, I learned that the Kingdom of God means heaven, and that heaven is like the gated communities we have here on earth (except even richer… and with endless church services).

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We Make the Road By Walking: An Interview with Brian McLaren

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This summer Jericho Books released Brian McLaren’s newest book, We Make the Road by Walking. Red Letter Christians was glad to catch up with Brian during his book tour to hear more about the project and how it’s been received.

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A Better Way to Talk About Homosexuality in the Church

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Many Christians no longer believe it’s possible to speak about homosexuality without drawing battle lines.Yet there is a better way. I’ve seen it.

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Go to Hell: God’s Gracious Word to American Christians

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“When I was in prison,” Jesus said in Matthew 25, “you visited me.” We find Jesus in prison because prison is where Jesus has established residence here on Earth. We don’t visit to take Jesus to inmates. We follow Jesus into the hell of America’s prison because this is the way God has revealed for us to receive the gift of resurrection life.

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Five Reasons Post-Christianity is Good for Followers of Jesus

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Anyone who has been paying attention knows that Christianity is in decline in the western world by all accounts.

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Two (or Three) Things NOT to Say About Your Short-Term Mission Trip

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Last night I was reading a book by a young woman who moved to Africa as a teenager. Her story stirred up a lot of feelings, both positive and negative, for me.

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