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How to Keep Moving
Originally Posted: 10/02/2014 - 8:22am | Type: Blog

You come to a point where some of your dreams starts to feel a little out of reach. Or, your dreams come true and you find out that they’re not at all what you expected and maybe not at all what you really wan ...

An Invitation to The Great Conversation
Originally Posted: 01/05/2012 - 1:30pm | Type: SojoMail

January 5, 2012   QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Proportionately, tha ...

Action Heroes
Originally Posted: 10/17/2011 - 1:08pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter When spurred on by God and conscience, there's no telling what trouble you might get into. A ...

Austin's Autumn (Nonfiction) List: Pete Rollins, Part 2
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

I wrote yesterday of Peter Rollins' new book Insurrection. I wrote yesterday of Peter Rollins' new book Insurrection . Rollins posted the introduction a ...

Tools for Prayer
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Yesterday afternoon I found out that ABC news plans to dedicate it programming today to "Hunger at Home: Crisis in America." It precipitated my writing of this post which I had planned to add as a la ...

Extremism, Terrorism, and the Attack in Norway
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Similar to many of my Western counterparts, my first thoughts when I first heard about the attacks in Norway went to extreme Islamic terrorism. Similar to many of my Western count ...

Muslim Victim Rais Bhuiyan Campaigns to Save His Attacker
Originally Posted: 07/25/2011 - 8:03am | Type: Blog

Ten days after 9/11, Rais Bhuiyan, an immigrant from Bangladesh, was working at a gas station in Dallas, Texas when a man walked in with a gun. Thinking the store was being robbed, Bhuiyan opened the cash regi ...

My Response to Sojourners' Article About 'The Family'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/06/10/all-in-the-family-my-response-to-sojourners-article-about-the-family/" target="_self"></a>I very much appreciated all the good ...

Can't Forgive Your Dad, Mom, Ex-Wife, or Friend? Well, Forgiveness is a Choice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Our ability to love others who have sinned against us flows out of our real experience of Jesus forgiving our own sins. Our ability to love others who have sinned against us flows ...