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Politics

From Elephant in the Room

Oct 14, 2019

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Do you think our society is divided politically? So was Israel — torn between coexistence with the occupying Romans and the hope of a pol...

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"Elephant in the Room" Group Leader Guide: Week 6

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In the last week of "Elephant in the Room," Brad Cooper talked about politics and our responsibility as citizens of the kingdom of heaven...

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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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Top Resources on Politics

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No matter where we fall politically, we can all agree that America has never felt more divided. These resources were compiled to help us,...

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How to handle politics, religion, and criticism without getting distracted

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To say politics have been front and center in 2019 is an understatement. Presidential debates fill the news, and the political ads show n...

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Who would Jesus vote for?

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On Election Day across America, many of us wonder: What would Jesus do? Many politicians act like they speak for God. If you oppose them...

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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

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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