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The most read posts of 2016

Why I wouldn’t join the Rebel Alliance

Pay attention to the Twinkie money, even if you think it's boring

Why I’ll skip Amazon Go and keep shopping at the Reading Terminal Market

Sharing helps undo my inner Han Solo and George Costanza

Truth, love, and making peace on Thanksgiving

"All things must be done for edification." One perspective on using non-English language songs in worship.

Feeling disillusioned after Trump? I have an idea for you.

After Trump, I want to love my enemies

Saving me from hatred

Why I might stop watching The Walking Dead

The Eagles, the Senate, and learning to loosen my grip

The enslavement of not having a master

Are the candidates making you feel like you don't have a country?

Raising my fist with Malcolm Jenkins for the beloved

Seeing Jesus in Colin Kaepernick

Safe enough to ask questions, real enough to get answers

Why I ask people to tell me their story

How "Stranger Things" shows us our longing for a savior

Learning to trust the content (that's you), and not the containers

Why I am marched against the DNC last week

Baptism and Covenant: radical expressions of community

What Pokémon Go teaches us about team work

In a world full of trouble, Christians can get "whatevered" along with the rest

Why the Brexit has me longing for alternativity

The hope I saw in LeBron James' tears

Confused about the shooting in Orlando? Start with prayer and move to action.

Harambe: how Jesus helps us sort through mixed motives

How to convert an American to Christianity

Alternativity: Being radical when the world just doesn't make it easy

How to bake bread and follow Jesus

Beyoncé taught me how to crimp a pie

How to find your passion during allergy season

Every day can be like Opening Day: on moving with what the Spirit is doing next

The proverbs of Sam Hinkie and what he didn't get

The radical alternative of making a covenant

When tragedy strikes, peacemaking understandably comes under fire

The NFL just acknowledged football's link to CTE: what can Christians learn?

How being disrupted can change our families, our cells, and our interior lives

Sufferers need more than patronizing platitudes for comfort

First runs now appear at

My reaction to Facebook's new reactions

Jesus' award acceptance speech and what Taylor Swift can learn from it

Beyoncé's suffering makes a difference, so can yours

How we can learn from Han Solo's substitute dream

Shrinking the echo chamber and building mutuality

I get why you'd run and cover from the church, but there is more to the story

I'm hopeful about our future, but not because Obama told me to be

Learning about leadership from the failures of Chip Kelly