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Conversation on President Obama, Gay Marriage and Christianity (Part 3)

May 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Christianity, Culture, Politics, Religion

This is the third and final part. I would love to hear your thoughts after reading all three. Matt: Christianity struggles with extremes. There have been voices that have said Christians should have everything to do with politics and other voices who say Christians should have nothing to do with politics. Is there a healthy […]

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Conversation on President Obama, Gay Marriage and Christianity (Part 2)

May 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Christianity, Culture, Faith, Politics, Religion

Matt: Great thoughts. I had thought about Rex’s posts as well when you mentioned the culture war. Part of our problem is that so many of us have nothing better to do for the kingdom than rail against stuff like this. If we were as actively engaged in kingdom work as Paul was we might […]

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Conversation On President Obama, Gay Marriage and Christianity (Part 1)

May 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Politics, Religion

A good friend of mine, Philip Cunningham, asked me if we could dialog a bit on our perspective on the news that Obama was going on the record about endorsing gay marriage. We thought it might be refreshing to have a healthy and productive conversation on the web instead of all the trashing people do […]

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Win the Culture War, Lose the Soul – Intellectual Agreement or Actual Conversion?

May 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Christianity, Culture, Politics, Religion

In the first chapter of¬†Will Willimon’s book The Intrusive Word: Preaching to the Unbaptized,¬†Willimon makes the case that too much of our preaching has not relied on the power of the Gospel to not just hear and agree with what is being said but to be converted by the message. The reason people have a […]

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