Thinking inside the box

Amy Butler

When I look closely, I can see the fraying edges of the church-box we’re in. If I listen intently, I can hear the faint call to come on out into something new.

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Killing Jews

Molly T. Marshall

It’s a story both ancient and contemporary, and the horrific atrocities never are put to rest.

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Holy Week reflection: Toward a humble, repentant church

David Gushee

A Holy Week reflection on becoming a church of confession rather than judgment. 

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The War on Poverty: A young Baptist’s experience

Bill Leonard

As probably the first white person to work for blacks in Dallas County, Texas, my thinking was transformed in profound ways.

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Disruptive innovator competencies: temperance and courtesy

John Chandler

Impulse control and awareness of context are emerging as key indicators.

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Do for-profit corporations have religious liberties?

David Gushee

The now-famous Hobby Lobby case finally has been argued before the Supreme Court, with a decision expected in June. Their claim, on balance, should be denied.

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Navigating the Land of the Giants

Bill Wilson

Moving forward requires careful packing for the journey.

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Preaching Easter

Molly T. Marshall

Is nonviolence the best way to conceive the character of God through Scripture?

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It’s a no-win for the voices of exclusion

Amy Butler

World Vision may have set a table for us to gather around and begin the conversation we must have.

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How well does your staff improvise?

John Chandler

Disruptive innovator competencies include resourcefulness and a high level of output.

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Stripped of power: Saying goodbye to Christian America, part III

David Gushee

Two ways the demise of Christian America will be good for the Church. 

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Your congregational aroma

Bill Wilson

A reality check to see if your congregation’s culture stinks.

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The ‘ex-SBC’ trilogy: A response to my respondents

David Gushee

On the “ex-SBC”: The columnist responds to his many respondents related to his trilogy of articles on moderate Baptists. 

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‘All my ex’s...’

Bill Leonard

Who says moderate Baptists haven’t grown up?

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Don’t celebrate just yet: Saying goodbye to Christian America, part II

David Gushee

Don't celebrate just yet. Today I want to talk about what there is to mourn with the end of Christian America. 

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