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Have I Become the Christian I Can't Stand?
Originally Posted: 08/05/2013 - 7:14am | Type: Blog

Being aware of my faults, I will continue to strive to live out the Gospel message as faithfully as possible, and along the way I hope to bring others to know the same God of love and acceptance that I do. ...

NAACP’s William Barber Emerges as Leader of Moral Monday Protests
Originally Posted: 06/24/2013 - 3:43pm | Type: Blog

The throngs of demonstrators who flock to the grassy knoll outside the North Carolina Statehouse each Monday know the drill. The throngs of demonstrators who flock to the grassy k ...

What Does Communion Mean Without Atonement?
Originally Posted: 11/14/2012 - 11:56am | Type: Blog

I’m known for holding an alternative view on salvation than many Christians – even Disciples — maintain, in that I do not adhere to the doctrine that Jesus died for our sins I am ...

The Fallacy of Statements of Faith
Originally Posted: 06/19/2012 - 9:10am | Type: Blog

I appreciate that some folks want to be very explicit and clear about what they believe. ... But personally, I think the whole “sign the statement of faith” thing is more or less pointless. ...

What is Church 2.0?
Originally Posted: 03/15/2012 - 11:54am | Type: Blog

Here is a condensed version of a workshop I offer on the concept of “Church 2.0.” I talk in it about the popularity of things like the “Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus” video and Mark Driscoll’s Acts 29 Net ...

Wallis and Mohler Debate Social Justice and the Gospel
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 11:24am | Type: Blog

The Rev. Jim Wallis and Dr. Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, went head to head Thursday night at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School outside Chicago in a debate over the hot ...

Why Did Two Wild Goose Contributors Spend the Night in Jail?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

North Carolina, host state for the inaugural <a href="http://wildgoosefestival.org/" target="_blank">Wild Goose Festival</a>, has many things going for it. ...

The Affordable Care Act at Six Months: What's Next for People of Faith?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;">Last week was a-buzz about the six-month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. And rightfully so. Last week was a-buzz about the six ...

Mennonite College Will Now Play National Anthem Before Sporting Events
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Goshen (Ind.) College recently <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/20/AR2010022002035_pf.html">unveiled its landmark decision</a> to play the national an ...

Calling a Nation to its Best Values and Priorities
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=events.m2ep&amp;item=m2ep-home"></a>Some might say that this is the worst possible time to have a <a href="http://www.so ...

Video: Dr. Sharon Watkins' Sermon at the National Prayer Service
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Disciples of Christ General Minister and President (and Sojourners Board member) Rev. Dr. Sharon E. Watkins delivered this sermon, "Harmonies of Liberty," during the National Prayer Service ...

Look Who's Praying at the Inauguration
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

The first openly gay Episcopal bishop.</p> <p>The first female president of the Disciples of Christ.</p> The first openly gay Episcopal bishop. The first fem ...