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Black Olive or Green Olive, What Color Was Jesus?: An Interview with Adam Clark

Today marks the 95th Anniversary of the Tulsa Race Riot. A recent article at Smithsonian.com highlighted the recovery of an eyewitness account of the events. Clearly the event was not a riot. Read More

Stop with the Antagonizing – An Interview with David Fitch

What if the culture wars merely masked our inherent tendency toward antagonizing others, specifically those with whom we disagree? How might this reveal that we are merely advocating for ourselves rather than showing up faithful to the Way of Christ in the world? Read More

Ashley Madison Exposes the Limits of Personal Piety or, Don’t Blame the Hackers

Lost amidst the pursuit of those who hacked Ashley Madison and buried beneath the millions of email accounts revealed in the aftermath lay the limits of personal piety. Christians braced themselves wondering if their pastor or friends would be implicated in the email dump. Read More

Community Witness

Human beings look for meaning behind every event and experience. Maybe not all look for meaning, but many do. The Church continues to grapple with how to talk or describe the meaning of the death and resurrection of Jesus. That is not likely to change. Read More

The Secret Is Out (About Us)

Often we discover more about ourselves in the wake of an event than what we think we learn about another person. Two things come to mind. First, conservative reactions to President Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast. Second, . . .  Read More