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April 17, 2014 |

The Song Jesus Sang on the Cross

Jesus' final words communicated both despair and hope Just before Jesus died, according to Matthew and Mark, he cried out in a loud...

April 15, 2014 |

A Doctor Faces His Own Suffering

How one man found joy in the midst of debilitating physical pain So much pain. I was at what should have been the prime of life. Med...

April 14, 2014 |

How Christians Should Talk About Sex

What Rolling Stone and Paul have taught me I'm starting to feel like an old lady. I shook my head at Miley Cyrus at the MTV Music...

April 11, 2014 |

Weekly Roundup 4.11.14

My favorite talk at the Festival of Faith and Writing (so far) and a few articles to read. I'm in Grand Rapids at the Festival of...

April 10, 2014 |

God Loves Rich People Too

Christians need to adopt Jesus' attitude toward the one percent It's been six years since the beginning of the Great Recession....

April 9, 2014 |

What Happens When we Turn (For Real) To God

This Lent, I've learned again that He runs to meet us and welcome us home Repent sounds like such a religious word, like street...

April 8, 2014 |

Including People with Disabilities In Your Church

We all miss out without the whole body of Christ "If people in your community are going to Wal-Mart in their wheelchairs but not...

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