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  • Eugene Peterson Has Completed His Long Obedience

    Eugene Peterson Has Completed His Long Obedience

    Family says Message author joyfully looked toward heaven as he neared death, saying, “Let’s go.”Eugene Peterson has completed his “long obedience in the same direction.”The Presbyterian pastor, best known for authoring The Message Bible,…
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  • The One Thing Worse Than Being Spiritually Lost

    The One Thing Worse Than Being Spiritually Lost

    But what could possibly be worse than being lost?Is there anything worse than being lost? If your answer is a hasty, reflexive, theologically pre-prescribed “no,” then perhaps it has been awhile since you felt the full, visceral desperation of b…
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  • One-on-one with John C. Maxwell on ‘The Maxwell Leadership Bible’

    One-on-one with John C. Maxwell on ‘The Maxwell Leadership Bible’

    "Most great leaders in Scripture were called to leadership from obscurity."Ed: Why have you dedicated your life to teaching leadership, and why do you believe leadership skills are so important?John: Since July 4, 1976, I’ve known that leadership…
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  • I Cremated My Unborn Son

    I Cremated My Unborn Son

    How caring for miscarried children offers a radically pro-life vision.In July 2017, my husband and I lost a son to miscarriage 14 weeks into my pregnancy. Earlier that year, we had experienced a miscarriage at around 6 weeks. Both miscarriages were…
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  • Andy Stanley: Jesus Ended the Old Covenant Once and for All

    Andy Stanley: Jesus Ended the Old Covenant Once and for All

    A brief response to Robert Foster on my book, ‘Irresistible.’I want to thank Robert Foster for reading and engaging with my latest book, Irresistible. To begin, I’d like to clarify a few points.First, I’d like to put to rest any fears that…
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  • Love Your Political Frenemies

    Love Your Political Frenemies

    Jesus built his church from a group of enemies. Why did I love to sting mine?On a typical Thanksgiving I would have been in the house with my family, putting the final touches on the meal. We might even have talked about religion and politics as we…
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  • A God Veiled in Time and Space but Revealed in Christ

    A God Veiled in Time and Space but Revealed in Christ

    If God wants us to believe in him, why doesn’t he come out of hiding?When I read that songwriter Michael Gungor told his wife, Lisa, “I don’t believe in God anymore,” I experienced a familiar feeling in the pit of my stomach. It was the same…
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  • Power in the Plate

    Power in the Plate

    The history of our food speaks of injustice— and invites us to redemption.I sat in silence at a corner table of the bustling Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The spread before me was vibrant: a bright and creamy saag pa…
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  • Renewing Your Church: Resetting, Refocusing, Restructuring

    Renewing Your Church: Resetting, Refocusing, Restructuring

    Red Hills Southern Baptist Church in Enoch, UT, wasn’t ever going to be a traditional revitalization. “I’m surprised you would answer a call to that church.” Nothing boosts a pastor’s excitement about a new ministry more than hearing that…
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  • What Went Wrong with Nadab and Abihu

    What Went Wrong with Nadab and Abihu

    The odd Old Testament episode is a sharp reminder of our need for Jesus.It’s been a bad year for pastoral scandals in the church. Whether Roman Catholic cardinals or high-profile Protestant pastors, it’s been devastating and sobering to read abo…
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    • My Blog Has Moved to Wordpress

      My Blog Has Moved to Wordpress

      Thanks to all those who've supported this blog over the years. I'm moving over to Wordpress with a slightly different format. Hope you'll join me there!Jesus Unboxed
      - 21 Jun 16, 12:32pm -

    RELEVANT Magazine

    • newJosh Harris Is Kissing ‘I Kissed Dating Goodbye’ Goodbye

      Josh Harris Is Kissing ‘I Kissed Dating Goodbye’ Goodbye

      Joshua Harris, the Christian pastor and author who wrote I Kissed Dating Goodbye as a teenager and launched a mini-revolution of young Christians forsaking dating relationships, has been on a…Read StoryThe post Josh Harris Is Kissing ‘I Kissed…
      - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 6:31pm -
    • newCelebrating (and Explaining) Steve Carell’s Acting Greatness

      Celebrating (and Explaining) Steve Carell’s Acting Greatness

      You can spot three different Steve Carells on The Office, each corresponding with the beginning, prime and tail end of the show. Of those three Steve Carells, the best is…Read StoryThe post Celebrating (and Explaining) Steve Carell’s Acting Gre…
      - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 3:00pm -
    • newRemember the Time Eugene Peterson and Bono Talked About the Psalms All Afternoon?

      Remember the Time Eugene Peterson and Bono Talked About the Psalms All Afternoon?

      Eugene Peterson, the beloved pastor, theologian and author, has passed away, leaving behind a vast legacy of people who were moved by his biblical paraphrase, The Message. Among his fans…Read StoryThe post Remember the Time Eugene Peterson and Bo…
      - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 1:12pm -
    • new‘Quiet Time’ Doesn’t Have to Be So Boring

      ‘Quiet Time’ Doesn’t Have to Be So Boring

      Does anyone else ever feel guilty when you don’t “feel” like having quiet time with God? I know I should spend time with God, and not just because my 4th…Read StoryThe post ‘Quiet Time’ Doesn’t Have to Be So Boring appeared first on R…
      - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 1:05pm -
    • newEugene Peterson Has Died at the Age of 85

      Eugene Peterson Has Died at the Age of 85

      Famed pastor, theologian and author of The Message Bible, Eugene Peterson has died at the age of 85. His family released a statement saying, Peterson was one of the world’s…Read StoryThe post Eugene Peterson Has Died at the Age of 85 appeared f…
      - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 12:43pm -
    • newWhy Is the U.S. Fertility Rate Plummeting?

      Why Is the U.S. Fertility Rate Plummeting?

      American women of all races and socio-economic backgrounds are having fewer children at later ages. This isn’t exactly news — it’s been happening for a while now — but the…Read StoryThe post Why Is the U.S. Fertility Rate Plummeting? appe…
      - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 11:17am -
    • newWhy Is Netflix Canceling Its Marvel Series?

      Why Is Netflix Canceling Its Marvel Series?

      On the same weekend it released a third season of popular Marvel series Daredevil, Netflix announced it was cancelling a different superhero show: Luke Cage. The news comes just a week after the…Read StoryThe post Why Is Netflix Canceling Its…
      - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 11:17am -
    • newTopher Grace Will Play a Pastor in a New Movie Steph Curry Is Making with Devon Franklin

      Topher Grace Will Play a Pastor in a New Movie Steph Curry Is Making with Devon Franklin

      NBA star Steph Curry has signed on as  a producer for a new movie called Breakthrough, based on the book The Impossible: The Miraculous Story of a Mother’s Faith and…Read StoryThe post Topher Grace Will Play a Pastor in a New Movie Steph Curry…
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    • newThe Brilliance’s New Song for Dreamers, Made in Partnership with World Relief, Is Stunning

      The Brilliance’s New Song for Dreamers, Made in Partnership with World Relief, Is Stunning

      The Brilliance has released a new song called “Oh Dreamer” featuring singer Diana Gameros, who immigrated from Juarez, Mexico. As the band explains, What is the American Dream?Who are we?What…Read StoryThe post The Brilliance’s New Song for…
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    • newEugene Peterson on What It Means to Be a Christian

      Eugene Peterson on What It Means to Be a Christian

      Editor’s Note: The following story first ran in April, 2017. This week, Eugene Peterson died at the age of 85. There’s a poem Eugene Peterson can’t get out of his…Read StoryThe post Eugene Peterson on What It Means to Be a Christian appeare…
      - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 10:35am -
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    • newEugene Peterson, author of 'The Message,' Dies at 85

      Eugene Peterson, author of 'The Message,' Dies at 85

      Eugene Peterson, acclaimed author and pastor, died today at age 85.
      - 10 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 1:51pm -
    • newWhen Christian Education Is Really Christian Indoctrination

      When Christian Education Is Really Christian Indoctrination

      I want students at Christians schools to have what I didn’t get to have. I want to see Christian schools actively teach the failures of the historic and modern church in America. I want to see curriculum created on how most Christians responded –…
      - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 11:27am -
    • Diversity Is Not About Charity

      Diversity Is Not About Charity

      For too many Christians, the argument that we should love others because Jesus told us to becomes a begrudging obligation rather than a willful choice. If the only thing that drives Christians to accept disenfranchised people is Jesus, there is a lac…
      - 3 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 2:46pm -
    • A New Study on Evangelical Voters Ignores Racism

      A New Study on Evangelical Voters Ignores Racism

      A new study published in Christianity Today claims to debunk dominant narratives around the 81 percent of white evangelicals who voted for Donald Trump in 2016. New York Times columnist David Brooks shared it and concluded: “Many Evangelicals voted…
      - 4 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 7:25am -
    • Weekly Wrap 10.19.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

      Weekly Wrap 10.19.18: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

      The Poor People’s Campaign Calls Out ‘Policy Violence’The campaign wants to advance a new understanding of poverty as a traumatic experience inflicted by policy-makers.A Religious Leader for the ResisterhoodAn Evangelical Texan is now…
      - 4 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 2:36pm -
    • A Resistance Playlist for These Days

      A Resistance Playlist for These Days

      The work of liberation is long and hard, but music is one way we are sustained and renewed. I asked women in the throes of decolonization, activism, community organizing, pastoring, and liberative writing what songs encourage them as they engage in t…
      - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 11:06am -
    • State Spending on Higher Education Has Dropped. Hispanic and Black Families are Bearing the Costs

      State Spending on Higher Education Has Dropped. Hispanic and Black Families are Bearing the Costs

      Nationally, the average cost of in-state tuition in more than 20 states absorbs over 20 percent of black and Hispanic people’s median household incomes, significantly higher than the 15 percent average for white households, the report, which was re…
      - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:37am -
    • It Just Keeps Happening: Targeting the Image of God

      It Just Keeps Happening: Targeting the Image of God

      It just keeps happening. Voter suppression that is. Too many political leaders — who are disproportionately white — will use every option available to try and prevent some — disproportionately people of color — from voting. It just keeps happ…
      - 5 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 9:23pm -
    • The White Church Has Been a Steady Oppressor

      The White Church Has Been a Steady Oppressor

      White Christians benefit the most by being nationalistic and patriotic, because to do so upholds the methods of “law” that keep their societal privileges in place. So while America — it’s governmental machinations and economy — serves to co…
      - 6 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 11:18am -
    • ProPublica's 'Unprotected' Investigation a Cautionary Tale for Christian Do Gooders

      ProPublica's 'Unprotected' Investigation a Cautionary Tale for Christian Do Gooders

      Unprotected, a report and documentary by Finlay Young and Kathleen Flynn, recently resurfaced a story about the charity organization, which was built from a young woman’s crusade to lift girls from poverty and change the education system in Liberia…
      - 6 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 10:47am -

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    • Globe Trot: Imprisoned Iranian Christian granted medical care
      Plus, India’s religious freedom, aid in Iraq, EU censorship, terror-tracking technology, and Kenyan protests
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    • New York Times goes off the deep end over women’s swimming hours
      A New York Times critique of women-only swimming hours for Hasidic Jews is makingwaves, particularly since earlier this year the Timespraised a Toronto aquatic center’s protections of Muslim modestywith screened lanes and female-exclusive h…
      - 8 Jun 16, 12:50pm -
    • Missouri appeals court considers the rights of frozen human embryos
      Another divorced couple went to court last week to fight over theremains of their shattered marriage, but their disagreementinvolves more than the typical tug-of-war over furniture andhouses. The Missouri Court of Appeals must determine whether…
      - 8 Jun 16, 12:45pm -
    • Speaking freely on campus
      Federal court sides with N.C. State Christian group’s First Amendment rights
      - 8 Jun 16, 12:19pm -
    • Midday Roundup: Truck plows into bicyclists in Michigan
      Deadly ride. Motorists reported a pickup truck driving erraticallythrough a western Michigan town for at least 30 minutes before itslammed into a group of bicyclists Tuesday evening. The accidentkilled five people and four suffered serious inju…
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    • Historic agreement reached to renovate the reputed tomb of Jesus
      For the first time in more than 200 years, renovations began Mondayon what is traditionally believed to be the tomb of Jesus Christ.The site has not been touched since 1810 due to the rivalry amongthe site’s guardians: the Roman Catholic, Gre…
      - 8 Jun 16, 11:38am -
    • Increasingly violent political protests threaten Kenya’s stability
      Kenya’s government on Tuesday banned the opposition party fromprotesting against the country’s electoral commission after policekilled two demonstrators on Monday during violent clashes. Policyanalysts warn the increasing protests threaten…
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    • Pro-life groups celebrate Renee Ellmers’ defeat
      Amid a tumultuous presidential election cycle, one election trendremained glaringly constant entering Tuesday’s primaries: NoRepublican incumbent in the U.S. House or Senate had lost to aprimary challenger. That changed Tuesday when Rep. Rene…
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    • Illegal gemstones from Afghanistan are funding Islamic extremists
      While Taliban militants in Afghanistan harvest up to $3 billionannually from opium poppy profits, another moneymaker lies beneaththe country’s war-ravaged soil: lapis lazuli, a deep ultramarineblue mineral almost entirely unique to Afghanista…
      - 8 Jun 16, 8:35am -
    • Clinton clinches the Democratic nomination
      Hillary Clinton won decisive victories in California and New Jerseylast night, sealing her selection as the Democratic presidentialnominee. According to the latest Associated Press tally, Clintonhas 2,755 delegates going into the July conventio…
      - 8 Jun 16, 8:22am -

    EEW Magazine

    • Devotion: You will be fruitful in famine

      Devotion: You will be fruitful in famine

      Whatever you’re facing, your faith will unlock your harvest. Though the land is barren, your faith sets you up to reap anyway. If you believe, you’ll see God move on your behalf.So don’t stop confessing His promises. Rejoice in advance, fo…
      - 11 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 12:25pm -
    • Devotion: This will not break you

      Devotion: This will not break you


      - 13 days ago, 10 Oct 18, 11:10am -
    • Podcast: God's got you covered

      Podcast: God's got you covered

      You may be facing challenging times and dealing with uncomfortable circumstances. But know that the purpose God has ordained for your life will manifest. He will make you fruitful.He will block the attack of the enemy and see to it that you re…
      - 19 days ago, 4 Oct 18, 10:39am -
    • Devotion: God's presence is with you

      Devotion: God's presence is with you

      Wherever you find yourself in life—even if it’s not a place you want to be in—having God there with you is the most important thing. His presence will keep you, sustain you, empower you, and protect you.He will provide for you, rescue you and…
      - 19 days ago, 4 Oct 18, 10:37am -
    • Devotion: Wake up!

      Devotion: Wake up!

      As you read this inspiration, may your heart and mind be awakened to the truth of Romans 8:37 that declares, in all these things, you are more than a conqueror! Whatever comes against, don’t worry, because God is for you.So wake up your courage…
      - 21 days ago, 2 Oct 18, 9:46am -
    • Podcast: Don't back down

      Podcast: Don't back down

      Satan is hoping he can get you to retreat so you can forfeit your destiny. In today’s inspirational message, Dianna Hobbs assures you that if you hang in there and refuse to quit, there is an amazing breakthrough on the other side of this strug…
      - 21 days ago, 2 Oct 18, 9:45am -
    • Baby #3: Gospel singer Jessica Reedy reveals hidden pregnancy after 'horrible' car accident

      Baby #3: Gospel singer Jessica Reedy reveals hidden pregnancy after 'horrible' car accident

      Gospel singer Jessica Reedy has been ashamed of her out-of-wedlock pregnancy, but decided to come out with the truth after surviving a scary accident.The “Put It On the Altar” singer put it on Instagram, showing off her baby bump, as well as he…
      - 21 days ago, 1 Oct 18, 1:46pm -
    • Podcast: You have passed this test

      Podcast: You have passed this test

      In today’s podcast, Dianna Hobbs says you have been enduring a difficult test of faith, but because you didn’t give up, you have passed the test, and deliverance is yours.This word will encourage you. There is a reward for your faith in th…
      - 22 days ago, 1 Oct 18, 10:43am -
    • Devotion: Get out of your own way

      Devotion: Get out of your own way

      Get out of your own way so God can have His way! He has amazing things for you, but first, get out of yourself. Get out of your own thoughts. Get out of our comfort zone.Break outside that small box. Challenge yourself to trust God as He stretch…
      - 22 days ago, 1 Oct 18, 10:41am -
    • WATCH: Kierra Sheard on how to defeat feelings of inadequacy and avoid the comparison trap

      WATCH: Kierra Sheard on how to defeat feelings of inadequacy and avoid the comparison trap

      Everyone at some point has struggled with feelings of inadequacy and grappled with worries about not measuring up—including awarding-winning Gospel singer and entrepreneur, Kierra Sheard.She says she’s had to identify and fight against the f…
      - 24 days ago, 28 Sep 18, 1:50pm -
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