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Overthinking Christian

Our scope here is to rattle evangelical norms that threaten biblical norms (as well as pretend we are smarter and more "spiritual" than we actually are).

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American Christianity

Does Christianity Allow For Violence? A Look at Preston Sprinkle’s “Fight” (Part II)

By Jonah Sandford Like countless other readers of the Bible, at various points I’ve wondered how to handle the perceived disconnect between the God of the Old Testament, who sanctions violence, and the Christ of the New Testament, who teaches... Continue Reading →

“If God isn’t anti-earth or anti-culture, then why are we?” Keith Green and Reflections on the Incarnation (Video Included)

This Christmas season I studied John 1, falling in love with John's simplistic and creative depiction of a God who becomes (hu)man. Here we encounter a God who chooses to enter our world, engaging with our "worldly" culture (at least... Continue Reading →

Soong-Chan Rah on the American Church: “We Have Buried the Practice of Lament” (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhjxTWOJjkI Old-Testament scholar Soong-Chan Rah addresses the American church and her inability to mourn. This is reflected in even our song selections in both traditional and contemporary worship services. He notes that "In an evangelical triumphalistic Christianity we have buried the... Continue Reading →

John Piper denounces “American Christianity” (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziXuJI3ae4U His name usually carrying with it baggage of controversy (with good reason most of the time), popular pastor John Piper describes how since this country's inception it has been a "good thing" to be a Christian, while since the... Continue Reading →

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