Christians, Charlottesville, and Enabling Racism

Christians bear responsibility for enabling the racism in Charlottesville. Racism is part of us. It is deeply embedded in the cultural fabric of the United States. Racism is part of me. It is something I have to fight against every day. Racism may be part of you, although it might be …

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God’s Heart for Mission

This blog post is Part 2 in a 14-part blog series on discovering and living your mission. (If you missed Part 1, you can find it here.) Finding and living out our mission isn’t just something we do because it makes our lives more meaningful—it is deeply important to the …

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Humble vs. Self-Righteous Religion

Religion can be healthy or unhealthy. One key factor differentiating the two is the extent to which religion promotes humility or self-righteousness. In other words, does religion help me focus on myself, and how great I am, or does religion help me focus on loving and serving others and God? …

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