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  • Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching

    Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching

    How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.In 1902 a black man named Alonzo Tucker was lynched from a bridge in the coastal town of Coos Bay, Oregon, a few hours south of my home. It is the only lynch…
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  • I’m a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who’s Open About His Faith

    I’m a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who’s Open About His Faith

    Why I follow Jesus publicly, even when people warn that my career will suffer.On the small planet where elite chess players dwell, very few people worship Jesus Christ. If anyone discovers that you’re one of those “superstitious,” “narrow-mi…
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  • Commentary: It’s Not Only Bullies Who Boast

    Commentary: It’s Not Only Bullies Who Boast

    We’re too quick to ignore one of Paul’s most persistent warnings.This is a good year to think about boasting. That’s true for at least three reasons. Trivially, because American public discourse involves an unusual amount of boasting. (We’ll…
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  • Are We Missing the Point of Spiritual Disciplines?

    Are We Missing the Point of Spiritual Disciplines?

    The goal isn't merely getting closer to God, but making a difference in everyday life.One crisp fall morning, I watched my son’s first-grade soccer team attempt to play soccer. Many of his teammates had not played the game before that season. Even…
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  • The Beginning of Dementia Isn’t the End of Grace

    The Beginning of Dementia Isn’t the End of Grace

    How the church can come to the aid of sufferers and their loved ones.In the era of modern medicine, a great many human afflictions can be treated, if not cured outright. Medicines easily defeat diseases that once would have killed us, while prosthet…
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  • Interview: Keith and Kristyn Getty: Singing Isn’t Just for Sunday

    Interview: Keith and Kristyn Getty: Singing Isn’t Just for Sunday

    Why congregational worship is a feast we prepare all week long.The Christian musical landscape includes dozens of widely known worship leaders and recording artists but comparatively few hymn writers. Of these, Keith and Kristyn Getty are preeminent…
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  • Parents of Prodigals: Let God Work on Your Anger and Fears

    Parents of Prodigals: Let God Work on Your Anger and Fears

    An excerpt from 'Hope for the Prodigal.'Having a prodigal in our lives can expose us—in a good way—although the exposure doesn’t always feel beneficial at the start. We might not be prodigal ourselves, but ultimately, the crisis shows where we…
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  • Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy

    Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy

    Asylum seekers and immigrants are big part of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary in Germany.As a young man, Martin Luther had a persistent, obsessive fear that he was cast out from God’s grace and that it was his own fault. He saw himself as a…
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  • Gleanings: September 2017

    Gleanings: September 2017

    Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).Christian hospitals spared financial crisisReligious health care groups faced a crushing debt of billions of dollars’ worth of pension payments in the wa…
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  • A Deeper Debate over Drums in Church

    A Deeper Debate over Drums in Church

    Native Christians still wrestle with how their culture fits into their churches.More than 20 years ago, Mohawk musician Jonathan Maracle says, God told him to use his drum—an instrument used in traditional religious ceremonies—while playing at a…
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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 -

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    • Meet the Heroes Behind the Human Chain Who Saved a Drowning Family
      You may remember a viral story from last week about a vacationing family who got stuck in a riptide, and nearly drowned at Panama City Beach, Florida. Thanks to some quick thinking by some fellow beachgoers, they were saved. About 80 individuals form…
      - 30 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 4:41pm -
    • Check Out This Little Girl’s Very Sweet Reaction to the ‘Doctor Who’ Announcement

      Check Out This Little Girl’s Very Sweet Reaction to the ‘Doctor Who’ Announcement

      As you might have heard if you’re a human being and definitely heard if you’re a Whovian, Doctor Who made a big announcement over the weekend. The 13th Doctor will be played by Jodie Whittaker, the first time a woman has taken the job in Who-…
      - 30 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 11:25am -
    • Minneapolis Woman Shot by Police After Reportedly Calling 911
      People in Minneapolis are looking for answers from their police department after 40-year-old resident Justine Damond was shot dead by police, reportedly after calling 911 about hearing a noise outside her home. Reports are slim. Neither of the police…
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    • This Iceland Hotel Lets You Sleep in a Transparent Bubble to Experience the Northern Lights
      If you’ve ever wanted to be able to watch the Northern Lights in the comfort of a warm bed, here is your chance. Iceland’s The 5 Million Star Hotel (side note: that is a great hotel name) has constructed transparent bubble rooms, where guest can…
      - 30 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 10:09am -
    • Allow Your Mind to Be Blown by the New Trailer for ‘Blade Runner 2049’
      Back in 1982, a little-known director named Ridley Scott unleashed Blade Runner on an unsuspecting audience. Critics didn’t know what to make of it. Viewers were dumbfounded. But in time, Scott’s adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dr…
      - 30 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 10:04am -
    • Here’s the New Single from Mutemath, ‘Stroll On’
      Mutemath recently released a brand-new single in the lead up to their upcoming album Play Dead. Though “Stroll On” definitely sounds like a Mutemath tune, the song showcases the continued evolution of the band that combines atmospheric electronic…
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    • Someone Replaced Star Wars’ Lightsaber Noises With Owen Wilson Saying ‘Wow’
      Look, you got online this morning to get some interesting content, so don’t blame us if this isn’t what you want. But then again, why wouldn’t it be? There’s Owen Wilson, a man with a unique ability to lend the word “wow” a lilting, almos…
      - 30 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 9:40am -
    • ‘Friends From College’ Missed the Opportunity to Say Something Important
      A new show was added to your Netflix browser this weekend that might catch your eye for about seven reasons, give or take. With Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, Fred Savage, Billy Eichner, and several other familiar names to tout, ​Friends From…
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    • Want to Quit Your Job?
      Have you ever fantasized about quitting your job? I’m talking about the kind of fantasy that puts Jerry Maguire to shame. Where you’re packing desk accessories into a stray Amazon box, flinging that company laptop across the office and storming o…
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    • The Exodus, Philosophy and ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’
      Considering it’s not a “Christian” film, it may surprise you just how much Christian imagery is featured in the story and set pieces of The War for the Planet of the Apes. The latest (and possibly final? For now anyway.) installment of the sci-…
      - 30 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 8:46am -
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    • newFaith on Public Trial

      Faith on Public Trial

      Of the many shocking images from Charlottesville, one continues to haunt me. White men, mostly younger, are marching and carrying torches in the night with faces full of grim hate and determined anger. It was malevolently reminiscent of the Ku Klux K…
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    • newA Prayer for a Torn Nation

      A Prayer for a Torn Nation

      Somewhere completely outside of all of this,you are ushering in a kingdom not of this world,one that rights all wrongs and rules in love.But for now, here we are.
      - 2 hours ago, 16 Aug 17, 10:57am -
    • newMore Than 350 Christian Ethicists Release Statement Condemning White Supremacy

      More Than 350 Christian Ethicists Release Statement Condemning White Supremacy

      "White supremacy and racism deny the dignity of each human being revealed through the Incarnation. The evil of white supremacy and racism must be brought face-to-face before the figure of Jesus Christ, who cannot be confined to any one culture or nat…
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    • newFor Our White Friends Desiring to Be Allies

      For Our White Friends Desiring to Be Allies

      I have been asked by two dear friends, “how can I be a stronger ally?” Being the slow emotional processor that I am, I wanted to spend some time with this before I answered them. I surely appreciate and love these two individuals, and I appreciat…
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    • newEvangelicals Value Freedom of Religion, But Not the Bill of Rights That Grants It

      Evangelicals Value Freedom of Religion, But Not the Bill of Rights That Grants It

      This lack of enthusiasm stands in sharp contrast to earlier generations.
      - 5 hours ago, 16 Aug 17, 8:52am -
    • newCity of Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues Overnight

      City of Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues Overnight

      This morning's statue removals follow a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Va., centered on the planned removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. On Monday, the Baltimore city council voted to remove and destroy the statues. That…
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    • newCities Step Up Removal of Confederate Statues

      Cities Step Up Removal of Confederate Statues

      Undeterred by violence over the planned removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Va., municipal leaders in cities across the United States said this week they would step up efforts to pull such monuments from public spaces.
      - 21 hours ago, 15 Aug 17, 4:44pm -
    • White Supremacy Versus the Gospel in Charlottesville

      White Supremacy Versus the Gospel in Charlottesville

      On Friday, I traveled to Charlottesville, Va., to bear witness. What I saw there deeply unsettled me. White supremacists, gathered for a rally at a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, boldly manifested the evil legacy of America’s original…
      - 1 day ago, 15 Aug 17, 9:01am -
    • The Theft of White Supremacy

      The Theft of White Supremacy

      And our best chance at fighting supremacy on a daily basis is to know who we are, to know the truth of what we are called to be in the name of Jesus — based on his peace, his shalom, his justice, and based on the fact that all people are equally va…
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    • Clergy Came to Charlottesville

      Clergy Came to Charlottesville

      Photographer Heather Wilson accompanied dozens of faith leaders from a Friday night worship service to the streets of Charlottesville. Click through for her images of clergy presence in Charlottesville this weekend.
      - 2 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 12:22pm -

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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…
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    • 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…
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    • 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…
      - 8 Jun 16, 11:25am -
    • 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 -

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