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There's Just Something About Madea
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>The first three screenings of Tyler Perry's new film, Madea Goes to Jail, that I tried to go to last week were sold out. When I finally did get a ticket, I had one of the last single seats in the ...

Confession: 'Radicalism Often Turns People into Jerks Rather than Lovers'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Righteous anger, one of the best weapons in the satirist's arsenal, can eat me alive if I'm not careful. Jesus must look at some of my moves and shake his head. Righteou ...

Jesus and Justice Always Kiss: A Plea to Youth Pastors Making Out with Empire
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

That U.S. megaphone of amazing grace, Shane Claiborne, was recently moved to tears after witnessing a youth gathering in Australia. That U.S. megaphone of amazing grace, Shane Cla ...

Lord, Save Us From Your Followers: Neo-Apologetics and a Return to Civility
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

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Books on Grace, Power, and Faith
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Getting time to read is always a challenge, but here are the top 10 books I read this year:</p> Getting time to read is always a challenge, but here are the top 10 books I r ...

Amazing Grace in the Mental Ward
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

William O'Brien For years, I had fought against the stigmas that dehumanize people with mental illness. Now here I was on the inside. ...

Spelling Errers
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert A. Mitchell In your January 2007 issue p.10 photo caption, your editors shoot a barb at the protesters for their sign misspelling t ...

Revival for Justice
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Some years ago on a trip to the U.K., I walked through the historic Holy Trinity Church on Clapham Common in South London. ...

The Steep Price of Grace
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 3:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Rasmussen 100 years after Dietrich Bonhoeffer's birth, he still has much to teach us. An encounter ...

Keep Measured Tones
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Byron Borger Keep Measured Tones Keep Measured Tones Thanks for the wonderfully in ...

The Grace to Endure
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Parks After James Byrd Jr. was brutally murdered by racists in jasper, Texas, the town did not explode. That wasn't an accident, ...

Grace that Transforms
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nicholas Piediscalzi Through death, learning about love. Elizabeth Davis Hinshaw, a widow with two children, a ...