What I Wish the Evangelical Church Would Believe About Me

by Chris Cox

Here is what I wish my friends in the evangelical church would believe about me (for that’s the only person I can speak of) as someone who has gone outside the doors of that brand of Christianity: It was never about leaving Christ.

Of Course, You’ll Have the Good Taste Not to Mention that I Spoke to You

by Bert Montgomery

You may have already recognized that the sermon title is taken from one of the greatest, most socially relevant, and downright funniest movies ever made: Mel Brooks’s Blazing Saddles.

Crossroads: The Love of God

by Jessica Asbell

When I was a child, I loved singing the hymn, “I Love to Tell the Story.” I loved telling people about God and this hymn reflects that. As an adult, it is sometimes harder to tell others about God. I am more worried about what they will think of me or how they will react than I was when I was a child.

Formations 07.05.2020: For Better, For Worse…

by Darrell Pursiful

A 2019 study confirmed what many people have no doubt long suspected: People who cheat on their spouses are likely to be untrustworthy in other areas of life.

Connections 07.05.2020: Yokes

by Michael Ruffin

Merriam-Webster offers several definitions of “yoke.” First, a yoke is “a wooden bar or frame by which two draft animals (such as oxen) are joined at the heads or necks for working together.”

5 Guidelines for Building a Racially and Culturally Diverse Church Staff

by Tony Mathews

One of the best ways to communicate a goal of racial and cultural diversity is to have a diversified staff. Actions do speak louder than words.

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