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Jonathan Merritt is a senior columnist for Religion News Service and the author of the new book, “Jesus Is Better Than You Imagined.”

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Tony Campolo to His Humanist Son: “I Leave Judgments in the Hands of God”

Bart Campolo, the son of a famous evangelical leader, is now the humanist chaplain at the University of Southern California.

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Why Christians Shouldn’t Celebrate Mark Driscoll’s Downfall

When we celebrate the downfall of another, we wake to realize we are also celebrating our own.

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Why I Accept Mark Driscoll’s Apology and You Should Too

This situation has reminded me that the Christian community must be as generous with the salve of forgiveness as we are with the acid of criticism.

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Why I Went Public About My Sexuality Story

Being vulnerable can be costly — but not nearly as expensive as hiding the truth.

The myth of Mitt Romney’s evangelical problem

Mitt Romney has an evangelical problem. Or so we’ve been told by everyone from The New Yorker to The Huffington … Continued

Analysis: The unexpected evangelical silence on Mitt Romney’s Mormonism

Now that Mitt Romney has sewn up the Republican nomination, the GOP can move beyond a tumultuous primary season. But … Continued