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Share Your Table 3
by / on December 6, 2011 at 1:44 pm / in Shattered Faith

Share Your Table

Recovering Evangelical food blogger Josh Casper reflects on the lost virtue of hospitality, “After all, eating is the great equalizer. Food is the most basic human need. What better way to enter life with the beloved of God than by feeding them, pulling up another chair and keeping their glasses full?”

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Chasing the Wild Goose 3
by / on July 8, 2011 at 12:21 pm / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

Chasing the Wild Goose

Why did some Christians find the Wild Goose music festival so controversial, while others found it so transformational? Recovering Evangelical blogger Rachel Johnson offers an on-the-ground perspective, and three big takeaways.

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Death Cab’s New Muse in “Codes” (album review) 1
by / on June 10, 2011 at 1:50 pm / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

Death Cab’s New Muse in “Codes” (album review)

Death Cab for Cutie has spent much of their career writing songs steeped in melancholy and found considerable success in the process. However, frontman Ben Gibbard and company aren’t the same men they used to be. On their latest release, Codes and Keys, they’ve found two compelling new muses.

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Discovering God in the Tree of Life 0
by / on June 8, 2011 at 8:21 pm / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

Discovering God in the Tree of Life

Recovering Evangelical blogger Julia Speck unpacks Terrance Malick’s latest cinematic masterpiece, Tree of Life, touching on the purpose of life, human connection to one another, and ultimately, our connection to God.

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Scary As Hell 4
by / on May 26, 2011 at 2:13 pm / in Shattered Faith

Scary As Hell

“Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames” was a low-budget dramatic film my grandparents borrowed from their church when I was a kid. I don’t think they made us watch it with the intent of scaring us so badly — but it worked nonetheless.

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What Are We Eating? 9
by / on April 4, 2011 at 7:41 pm / in Personal Stories, Shattered Faith

What Are We Eating?

I’m convinced that food connects us to a place. It’s something we do at least two or three times a day given our time and resources. Or, if you’re still in school, Taco Bell at two in the morning may or may not count. But that’s for another time.

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Radiohead: All Limbs and No Body (album review) 1
by / on March 31, 2011 at 10:25 am / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

Radiohead: All Limbs and No Body (album review)

The new Radiohead album, King of Limbs, starts strong but doesn’t deliver. So we commissioned Hip Hop artist Phonetic ONE to Remix it for us.

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The Six Degrees of Charlie Sheen 1
by / on March 28, 2011 at 6:00 am / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

The Six Degrees of Charlie Sheen

It pains me to invoke the subject of the Charlie Sheen drama, especially now that its initial allure has mercifully waned in (some parts of) the news cycle. But in the slightly more composed wake of the Sheen publicity frenzy, its reverberations deserve deeper reflection. Jennifer Crumpton weighs in.

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March Madness, Discipleship & The Kingdom 2
by / on March 25, 2011 at 12:19 am / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

March Madness, Discipleship & The Kingdom

March Madness leads me to think about the complexities and role of encouragement within community. There is the fist bump after a great play, the corporate celebration when you have just gone on a big scoring run and forced the other team to call a timeout. But there is also the “come on!”, “you gotta stay with them!”

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Modesty: Definitely A Woman’s Problem 19
by / on March 24, 2011 at 9:09 am / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

Modesty: Definitely A Woman’s Problem

The Rebelution conducted a downright fascinating (and disturbing) survey in 2007. Christian girls listed questions for Christian guys, hoping to discover what their male counterparts think is modest. 1,600 guys responded to the survey offering answers giving their perspective on Christian FEMALE modesty. Julia Speck dissects the results.

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