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Essays on Faith

I was eight years old when Ronald Reagan was shot. I have only a vague memory of it. Despite attending a Southern Baptist Church, my family were not Reagan fans.

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It is a statistical fact that conspiracy theories engage more followers and see further reach in times when people feel helpless and out of control. This article does not attempt

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“Church has to be run like a business.” I said the above statement about five years ago, affirming the institutional model of a large church in my area. There was

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Stop it! Please, I am begging you.There has been a growing conflation of right-wing politics and right-wing Christianity almost my entire life. I was born 34 days before the Roe

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Recently, there have been disagreements within Christianity over the church’s role in the political sphere. Christians are wondering if Republicanism is wrapped too tightly into the fabric of American Evangelicalism.

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Peter Paul Rubens, Christ on the Cross, c. 1610, oil on panel, 45” x 30¾” Changing the World for Christ I’ve spent much of the last decade and a half

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The idea that America is increasingly hostile to the Christian faith is a common one in evangelical circles. I saw someone post the following on one of the social media

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America is not, nor has it ever been, nor should it ever be a “Christian nation.” We can’t baptize a nation, nor should we try. Christians are the last people

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The “Attractional Church,” according to Jared C. Wilson (from The Gospel-Driven Church), can be defined as “a way of doing church ministry whose primary purpose is to make Christianity appealing.” Now,

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When Jesus said, “My yoke is easy and my burden is light” it was intended to be a source of comfort and guidance for Christians throughout history. It’s found in

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I was married young… too young. To be honest, our relationship did not get off to a great start. I think most of the time when a couple marries at

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