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"Elephant in the Room" Toolkit

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Our series, Elephant in the Room, is about taking Jesus’ posture when it comes to the hot-button issues that divide our communities and o...

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Loving Conversations

From Elephant in the Room

Sep 9, 2019

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Yelling or ignoring. How church has traditionally engaged culture is the elephant in the room. Dan Lian invites us to take Jesus’ posture...

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Three ways to disagree without being disagreeable

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It can happen in a moment. You’re engaged in a casual conversation and suddenly a religious or divisive political hot-button issue comes ...

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What the Bible says about justice

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Lots of people talk about social justice and what’s wrong in the world. Our desire to see wrongs righted is what keeps us glued to podcas...

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Why it’s not enough to be exposed to Jesus

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We live in a very religious nation, and this is not a bad thing. Not always. Because of our freedom to choose to believe in something or...

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Is God an environmentalist?

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April 22 is Earth Day. Some people celebrate by planting trees or picking up litter in a park. Others chain themselves to trees or engage...

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A letter to my daughter in turbulent times

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Dear Baby Girl, I’m writing this letter to you to help me work out some things that have been difficult to process. You are two years ol...

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Where is God when the world doesn’t make sense?

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“I just keep thinking about my students. What about them?” It was my first time at book club, and as we sat around the table of a local ...

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Who would Jesus vote for?

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It’s Election Day across America, and many of us are wondering: What would Jesus do? Jesus is not a Republican, Democrat, or part of any...

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Three things you can teach your kids through election season

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“Mommy, who are YOU voting for?”   “My friend said we are in big trouble if the girl wins!” “The boy running — is he a really bad person?...

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Do Christians have to vote Republican?

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The goal of this article isn’t to tell you how to vote, but to give you a framework for how to know what Jesus is guiding you to do. Ulti...

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Is it OK for Christians not to vote?

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Freedom is a funny thing. When it benefits us, we staunchly defend it. When it benefits someone who holds opposing views, it’s suddenly l...

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