Sitemap - 2019 - Contents and Containers
In 2019, it was all about sex, racism, liberation, holding on to your faith, and Kanye and Taylor and Trump.
Three ways to hold your faith in an era of Trump
Don’t let the dominators imagine God for you
Advent isn’t just about waiting for Jesus to be born, but also waiting for Jesus to return
Liberty, autonomy, and consent: three loveless American virtues
Politeness is just Christian indifference
We need more than principles to relate to each other
What should I do when everything I hear about Christians is bad?
While we were still problematic, Christ was cancelled for us
On Jesus Is King, Kanye is still king
Maybe John MacArthur should go home
Loving God breeds intimacy, not thinking
Cells aren’t a container for content, they are the content
Forgiveness is costly, and it must be coupled with justice
Old trees are the wisest.
Haters gonna hate; let your light shine anyway
Apostles bring the Gospel to the present with great flexibility
How I learned to follow God by following the grass
The problem with the American individual
God is shaped by you too
Desperate people find faith, Taylor Swift did
Don’t hold so tightly to your faith that you lose it
How the American empire worms its way into your mind
The difference between reparations and retribution
Jesus gives you freedom, not America
How to raise kids in a city
The space between sheepishness and arrogance is a thin one
“They went from us, but didn’t really belong to us.” Talking back to Evangelical Christians.
How do Christians work? Is that even a thing anymore?
The institutions might help you, but they can’t replace you
Jesus Isn’t White: Undoing the myth of a European savior, again
You are God’s dwelling place
What would I do if Trump visited my church?
If you are asking whether the Bible is fake news, you are asking the wrong questions.
A Christianity that does not liberate is not Christianity at all
Where you are centered is more important than where you are bound
In our day of trouble, people need hope in Something or Someone Greater
Not about butts in seats, evangelism is recruitment for the rebellion
Sin is life diminishment. Give life instead.
The black hole helped me see Jesus
You don’t need an education to be a pastor
Do you care about nature? Maybe you were created to.
Why are less people getting a divorce?
My faith is necessarily shaped by community
How do I love my enemy when my enemy is a white nationalist?
Be like Jesus, share the good news in person
Evangelism is not a bad word; it’s the best expression of our faith
I went into seminary an Anabaptist, and came out a better one
Do half of millennials really say it’s wrong to evangelize? Not the ones I know.
Only God is worthy of the loyalty for which the United States asks
Autonomy and individuality mar the communality and spirituality of sex
Read this before you call someone out
After the Gillette ad and the Lincoln Memorial incident, I’m still leaning on the church
What do you do when two people disagree?
Jesus is breaking down barriers: His church needs open borders.
Six hopes for 2019: prayer, peace, forgiveness, evangelism, truth, and talking back.