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What We Forget the Bible Says About God

There’s much to learn from the oft-ignored metaphors for God found in Scripture.

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Want to be a Relevant Christian? Quote Scripture

If God has authority over our life, doesn’t it make sense to listen to what he has to say about how to live it?

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10 Prayers for the President — And for All of Us

Here are a few prayers, thoughts, and meditations to offer up for America’s leader this President’s Day.

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5 Reasons Literalism Is Bad for You

By ignoring the figurative language in the scriptures, you may very well miss the point.

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Why Christians Should Pay Attention to the Torture Report

Three ways forward for Christian communities.

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The Worst Wedding Scripture Ever?

Although we often place it in a romantic frame, the first epistle to the Corinthians wasn’t written to a married couple.

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What 25 Conversations with Muslims Taught Me About Their Faith

I read the Qur’an differently after learning how my Muslim neighbors read their holy book.

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The Problem with Biblical Authority

Even the great creeds have screened out the central Biblical message of the coming of God’s kingdom.

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Four Modern Versions of the Bible that Are Ruining the Bible

In a era with more Bibles than ever before, biblical literacy is in serious decline. Maybe the problem is all those Bibles.

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Pro-choice and pro-life

Why I don’t appreciate pandering politicians who take simple positions with bible-based answers, while ignoring any evidence-based, opposing points of view.