|   Jun 21, 2016   |  

Why Politics Can’t Drive the Gospel

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One of the reasons I say that it is good for American Christianity to no longer think of itself as a “moral majority” is that such a mentality obscures the strangeness of the gospel. When a vision of Christian political engagement… Read More

  |   Jun 14, 2016   |  

Southern Baptists and the Confederate Flag

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It’s not often that I find myself wiping away tears in a denominational meeting, but I just did. The Southern Baptist Convention voted overwhelmingly to repudiate the display of the Confederate Battle Flag. This conservative evangelical denomination gathered together just… Read More

  |   Jun 12, 2016   |  

After Orlando, Can We Still Weep Together?

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We woke up Sunday morning to news of the worst mass shooting in American history, as a terrorist murdered and injured over a hundred people in a gay nightclub in Orlando. In the aftermath, we’ve seen some of the best… Read More