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“Poor”-nography in the Facebook Age 0
by / on May 29, 2013 at 11:57 am / in Broken World, Personal Stories

“Poor”-nography in the Facebook Age

What happens when that starving child gets a Facebook Account? Is she going to “like” the page that prominently features her with a bloated belly? Director of Daylight Center and School in Kenya Nathan Roberts reflects on the hidden costs of fundraising with “Poor-nographic” images.

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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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Everyone in the World is Your Family 7
by / on December 20, 2011 at 4:56 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

Everyone in the World is Your Family

One of the worst humanitarian crises in more than six decades has struck 13.3 million people in the Horn of Africa. Why should you care? Andrew Ulasich reflects on the current famine crisis in light of our common identity as children of God.

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Advent Meets Occupy Wall Street 3
by / on December 13, 2011 at 12:47 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

Advent Meets Occupy Wall Street

A former Fortune 500 marketing executive (and young evangelical) weighs in on the timeless message of Advent in light of America’s conspicuous consumerism, the abdication of corporate responsibility, and the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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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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Why I love the Tea Party 2
by / on August 12, 2011 at 12:22 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

Why I love the Tea Party

At last night’s GOP Presidential debate Tea Party darling Michele Bachmann (R-MN) brandished her social conservative bonafides, even defending her decision to vote to raise taxes in Minnesota because the bill included pro-life provisions. Say what you will about the policies they support, the Tea Party stands firm in their convictions, and that’s a good thing.

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Who should pay for America’s future? 28
by / on July 18, 2011 at 1:36 am / in Broken World, Current Events

Who should pay for America’s future?

In the midst of eleventh hour budget negotiations over America’s fiscal future, Recovering Evangelical blogger Nate Roberts offers a compelling side-by-side comparison of the State of Minnesota and the African nation of Kenya. Who’s got it better? And who should pick up the tab to keep it that way?

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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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Gandhi, Lao Tzu & Jesus’ Other Sheep 18
by / on June 23, 2011 at 1:11 pm / in Misplaced Jesus, Theology

Gandhi, Lao Tzu & Jesus’ Other Sheep

When RE blogger Nate Roberts first started discovering God in places that God wasn’t supposed to be — in the life of Gandhi, Eastern religious traditions, etc. — it startled him… until he remembered Jesus’ teaching about other sheep.

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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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