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Lyricism, Church Infighting and the Creed

1. My friend Lore sent me some encouragement the other day; she said, “my editor at [insert super-relevant faith blog channel] wrote me and said ‘don’t think people don’t want the lyrical stuff. They do.’” I’m not sure exactly how … Continue reading

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Kingdom Politics

Before I was a teenager, I sat in a conservative church service on “God and Country Sunday” and sang “America the Beautiful” with the rest of the congregation. It was July, which meant that an enormous American flag—like the ones that they … Continue reading

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Cynics, Celebrate! (Our reflections on the beautiful church.)

“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing … Continue reading

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We the Cynics (A Confession)

“Who can discern his errors? Declare me innocent from hidden faults. Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me! Then I shall be blameless, and innocent of great transgression.” ~Prov 19:12-13 Yesterday afternoon … Continue reading

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