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Saturday Art Share: Scott Toillion

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Every creature belongs where they are at. I think that’s what I like most about the watercolor art of Scott Toillion. The shape and the color and the movement of each creature fits right in…

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Notre Dame and Why Beauty Matters

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Article by Jordan Sutton, from the Holy Week Art Series at ClearPath.Life “Is Paris burning?” That is a direct quote from Adolf Hitler in 1944 on a phone call with his general, Dietrich Hugo Hermann…

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Discipleship > Politics

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Article by Dan Kent Wow. The response to my article Jesus was Not a [Socialist] surprised me! I guess it really scratched an itch for some (and touched a nerve for others). Wouldn’t it be nice if…

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Born Disciples: On Raising Kids to Follow Jesus

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Article by Natalie Frisk In the sixth grade, I had a teacher named Mrs. Klompstra. She was enthusiastic about two things: math and physical education. Now, I realize that these two things may be a…

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Jesus was Not a [Socialist]

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Article by Dan Kent Our political climate right now exhausts me. The fracturing. The bullying. The ideological mobs. I feel like I’m surrounded by a hundred Towers of Babel babbling at me all day long,…

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Saul Never Became Paul — The Myth of the Radical Name Change

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Article by Kurt Willems Today, I have something that may be a huge paradigm shift for you. ​You’ve heard the story: Saul became Paul. It’s a powerful story. A Jewish man once hell-bent on the…

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​A Marriage Confession, But Not That Kind

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Article by Thomas Horrocks Over the last two years I’ve had to do a lot of wrestling with my theology of marriage and divorce. Far too often too many of us try to do theology…

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Can Life Have Meaning Without God?

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Article by Dan Kent King Sisyphus (“Siss-uh-fuss”) was a mythical king who enjoyed killing random travelers and starting wars. He killed for pleasure. He killed for profit. He killed for pride. When he died the…

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Cruciform Communion Meal—Second Course: Blessed

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(this is the second course; you can find the first course here) What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word Blessed? Go ahead. Think on it. I’ll wait right…

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Cruciform Communion Meal

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First Course: Taken Article by Brianna Millett You are perfectly loved by God. You are joyously Taken. You are immeasurably Blessed. You are sacrificially Broken. You are generously Given. I have become convinced that these…

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Saturday Art Share: Brandon Andress

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Brandon makes these musically infused, spoken-word audio pieces in his podcast called “Outside the Walls.” He pulls in Christian thought-leaders. In this episode he brings recordings of Greg into his pseudo-industrial, audio-perpetual-motion-machine. It’s a fun…

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THE ONE NEED

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For all the worth of teleology, history, and morals, this for me is the most compelling evidence of Christ: We have a million needs and desires, and a million things put us in want. From…

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The Greatest in the Kingdom (2 of 2)

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Article by Natalie Frisk This post is a summary of what was discussed at the ReKnew CrossVision Conference in regard to what and how we teach our kids about the cruciform hermeneutic. Taking Jesus into…

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The Greatest in the Kingdom (1 of 2)

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This post is a summary of what was discussed at the ReKnew CrossVision Conference in regard to what and how we teach our kids about the cruciform hermeneutic. Article by Natalie Frisk Recently, while involved…

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CRUCIFORM COMMUNION

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Article by Brianna Millett I grew up in a small town Baptist church and my grandparents were Lutheran. Later I went on to become a Calvinist of sorts then somewhere along the line, by way…

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Saturday Art Share: Packing Heat

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by Dan Kent Packing Heat guns look so cool (let’s be honest). I know, it’s childish, and not becoming of a pacifist like me. if only guns didn’t kill. if only guns shot peace! —I’d…

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Was Jesus “Crazy”?

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Article by Dan Kent “Do you believe I’m the messiah,” the man asked, his voice part tenor, part nasal-congestion. He rubbed his robe collar between his thumb and index finger. This detail sticks in my…

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What “Man Gave Names to All the Animals” REALLY Means?

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Article by Dan Kent “So the man named all the animals, the birds of the air, and the living creatures of the field.” Genesis 2:20 In the fog of our over-Googled, ‘Hey Siri,’ information-obsessed minds I…

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15 Reasons Open Theism is TRUE (a reply to Andrew Wilson)

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Article by Dan Kent Recently, Andrew Wilson shared an impressive critique of open theism called: “Responding To Open Theism In Fourteen Words.” Andrew’s article didn’t persuade me, but it did challenge me (seriously!). Below I…

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