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Integration of the Shadow

This blog post is Part 3 in a 4-part blog series on Integrated Faith. (If you missed the first blog post, you can find it here.) In this blog series, I am taking a look at aspects of our spiritual lives that might be out of step or disconnected with …

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How Women Just Might Save the Church

If you explore the factors that differentiate successful societies from unsuccessful societies, one issue consistently rises to the top: the education of women. Successful societies educate their women. Unsuccessful societies don’t. You see this across the board. A society can’t survive or thrive when they only tap into half their …

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3 Keys for Preventing a Church Split

Historically, Christians haven’t been good at working out their differences in community. Instead, the more common scenario is that a church or denomination disagrees over a particular issue, people pick sides, and the church or denomination splits. I think we could do a much better job of working out our …

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The One Thing the Church Can Learn From the Minimalists

This post is Part 2 in a 3-part blog series on minimalism. (If you missed Part 1, you can find it here.) I attended a Minimalists gathering a few weeks ago at the House of Blues in Dallas, TX. If you haven’t heard of the Minimalists, they are two guys …

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