Category: dialogue

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You Don’t Have to Believe if You Don’t Want

With the power of digital publishing given to everyday people, new groups are emerging online, some even noted as social movements. One group tagged as “exvangelicals” have blogged and tweeted and vlogged and podcated their journey of leaving their evangelical Christian faith....

4 More Things for Naïve Pastors to Know

Good Bible teaching and right theology alone will not get pastors prepared for a lifetime of fruitful ministry. That textbook knowledge has to be translated and developed into skillful practices, wise insights through healthily-processed life experiences, and gracious humility for all human...

Naive pastors and the unexpected pain of pastoring

The Bible talks on several occasions about suffering. And you don’t have to be a Christian, or even a spiritual person, to know that the world has too much suffering for inexplicable reasons. But, what do you do with that reality? Some...

Ray Chang

When Christians Grasp for Power, We all Lose

I believe that we as Christians have had privilege in many ways that other religions do not have, here in America. I think that privilege and power are intricately linked—found these good thoughts on Twitter worth reading and considering. (twitter thread by...

4 Traits of Real White Advocates for People of Color

(twitter threads posted with permission from Helen Lee; unrolled via threadreaderapp.com) When a white person says he/she is an advocate for people of color, I need to know: Who are your closest friends, mentors, and advisors? Are they all or mostly white?...