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Young Evangelical Responds to Charles R. Worley 18
by / on May 23, 2012 at 1:39 am / in Broken World, Current Events

Young Evangelical Responds to Charles R. Worley

A conservative North Carolina pastor’s final solution to get rid of gay people pits him against the life and teachings of Jesus, argues young evangelical and North Carolina native (and pastor’s son) Andrew Simpson.

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Does Christian Identity Trump Citizenship? 6
by / on April 18, 2011 at 4:25 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

Does Christian Identity Trump Citizenship?

Biblically speaking we’re not Americans—at least not primarily. Our first allegiance, according to Scripture, is to God’s Kingdom, not to any nation-state, even a great one like the U.S.A.—perhaps especially to one like the U.S.A., precisely because such a pleasant, affluent country demands our first loyalties more seductively than a dictatorial regime or country mired in poverty.

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Open Letter to John MacArthur: Quit proof-texting with lives at risk in the Middle East 22
by / on February 24, 2011 at 1:01 pm / in Misplaced Jesus, Theology

Open Letter to John MacArthur: Quit proof-texting with lives at risk in the Middle East

Dear Reverend MacArthur, As an Egyptian American and brother in Christ I was saddened and disturbed by your recent claim that the protests of oppressed people across the Middle East are unbiblical.

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American Evangelicals Fail the Torture Test 5
by / on February 17, 2011 at 2:47 pm / in Current Events, Misplaced Jesus, Theology

American Evangelicals Fail the Torture Test

“Do Muslims torture Christians worldwide?” I found these words scrawled across the white space of a poster promoting our upcoming anti-torture conference. Perhaps the impulse behind the question was bound up with the evangelical world’s difficulty articulating a new Christian ethic for the War on Terror generation.

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