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Defending Calvinism: A Q&A with Marilynne Robinson

The Pulitzer-prize winning author talks sin, Calvin, and the incarnation.

Disciples, Let’s Take Back God

I believed in God, sure. But it took meeting a true disciple to realize how wrong I’d been.

We Need Messy Churches

The son of a gay dad and lesbian mom on how to think about LGBT people at our churches.

5 Things Christians Pretend Jesus Said

We need to get rid of these manmade sayings that we try to attribute to Jesus.

10 Things I Wish All Churches Knew About Their LGBT Neighbors

A conservative evangelical shares on why our LGBT neighbors are no different from us.

What’s Wrong with Our Response to the Ashley Madison Data Hack

As a fellow sinner, I don’t categorically condemn those who use this affair site.

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When Wives Should Not Submit to Their Husbands

Let’s submit to our husband’s welfare, not necessarily to our husband’s will.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Adam and Eve

Where did this creation story originate? Who takes it seriously? And more.

Can You Be a Gay Southern Baptist?

As soon as I came out, being a Southern Baptist minister wasn’t an option.

Stop Comparing Your Lust to My Sexual Orientation

Admitting that I’m gay doesn’t mean I’m embracing sin. It means I’m being honest.

I’m a Monster. So Are You. But There’s Hope!

We are all cracked and crooked, but God still rescues, restores, and re-creates us.

Is There a Right Way to Think About Hell?

Three evangelicals tell us why they don’t share each other’s views on hell.

What You Should Do with Your “What If” Fears

Five ways God turns a “what if…” question into an “even if…” truth.

When Desire Becomes Destructive

Sometimes, the engine of desire needs to be turned off.

7 Ways to Free Yourself From Guilt

To get out of the sin-guilt cycle, we must discover the divine longings behind our sins.

Death Sucks (But Not For the Reason You Think)

The real reason death sucks? It ruins God’s original intent.

Can You Serve Jesus and Still Enjoy Life?

A video Q&A with professor Michael Wittmer on the oneness of the Christian and human life.

(Don’t) Come As You Are

We must stop telling LGBT youth they’re inherently unworthy of intimate relationship.

How to Battle the Church’s Pornography Problem

Five ways we can apply the Gospel to the fight against this damning epidemic.

7 Ways to Support Your Spouse through Porn Addiction

Here’s how you can move past the hurt to a place of freedom from pornography.