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Why N.T. Wright is Wrong About Social Media

The Out of Ur blog recently posted a video of N.T. Wright going off on the dangers of social media.
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In Defense of Congregational Singing

Church music was my first language. I was raised in a church tradition that did not allow musical instruments in worship.
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Could Church Become a Playground for All?

Malcolm Gladwell, in his popular book The Tipping Point, names three types of people who do the work of making social movements succeed: Connectors, who bring us together, Mavens, who conn
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Which Message Are You Listening to?

Have you seen the two videos below produced by Dove?
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Interview with a 'Hopeful Skeptic' Nick Fielder

I first connected Nick Fiedler at Soularize 2007 and have since followed the adventures of this Atlanta-based twenty-something writer, podcaster, Apple employee, world traveler, and amateur s
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Disney's A Christmas Carol: A Missed Opportunity

Disney's new high-tech, 3-D animated version of Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol, already a box office smash well before Thanksgiving, is a film that comes with high expectations.
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Climate Justice Clips: Burning for Change

As we reflect on the current economic crisis and the Copenhagen Climate Summit, I'm reminded of the documentary The Burning Season, which
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