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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Jesus’ Death

What are some things we often miss about history’s most famous execution?

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew about Mary, Mother of Jesus

A New Testament scholar explains how we should think about the mother of Jesus.

The Greatest Story Ever Mistold

Why it matters — for understanding world history and for addressing global conflicts today — that Jesus was not a Gentile.

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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Jesus

What to know about the man many people call God.

4 Ways Christian Fundamentalists Get Progressive Christianity Shockingly Wrong

Fundamentalist Christians have taken over the faith. It’s time for followers of Jesus to take it back.

Is Faith in the Devil a House of Cards?

Some Christians think that if they don’t believe in the devil, their faith will fall apart. Maybe they need to play more poker.

How Mother’s Day Challenges a Cherished Christian Idol: God as Father

Why I invite my congregation to worship God differently on Mother’s Day.

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Living with Grace in the Shadow of Death Row

Reflections on “I Am Troy Davis” and the famous death row inmate from a minister who visited him in prison for years.

Mary Magdalene, the Closest Friend of Jesus

She’s been ignored, dismissed, and misunderstood. But the story of Easter makes it clear that Mary was Jesus’ most faithful friend.

Fundamentalist Arguments Against Fundamentalism

The all-or-nothing approach to the Bible used by skeptics and fundamentalists alike is flawed.