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Introducing Missio Mondays

“Come to me,” Jesus says, “and I will make you fishers of men.” Life moves. One day spills into the next in a dizzying array of unfinished tasks. From the seemingly mundane to the excruciatingly complex, life is filled with responsibilities that we should, or must, do. Somewhere in the midst of this chaos it’s […]

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Study: U.S. Churches Exclude Children with Autism, ADD/ADHD

Children with the greatest need for a supportive community were the most likely to feel unwelcome. America’s religious communities are failing children with chronic health conditions such as autism, learning disabilities, depression, and conduct disorders. And they have been doing it for a very long time, suggests a just-published national study following three waves of […]

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Evangelism: Just Do Something

It’s high time we started sharing the gospel with the people around us. Sometimes, when people read the word evangelism, they stop reading. They think it doesn’t matter to them and they move on to doing something else with their day. Below I want to highlight a few things to help you, especially if you […]

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Study: U.S. Churches Exclude Children with Autism, ADD/ADHD

Children with the greatest need for a supportive community were the most likely to feel unwelcome. America’s religious communities are failing children with chronic health conditions such as autism, learning disabilities, depression, and conduct disorders. And they have been doing it for a very long time, suggests a just-published national study following three waves of […]

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The Eternal Gospel Meets the Modern World

How the earliest evangelicals struggled to leave their imprint on emerging trends in science, law, and culture. In Matthew 13, Jesus tells his disciples that “every teacher of the law who has become a disciple in the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his storeroom new treasures […]

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Blessed Are the Slow

Scripture reminds us that love—and loving communication—is patient. I have a box of letters that my husband wrote to me while we were dating last year. Traveling from Tennessee to South Carolina and back again, these paper conversations established our friendship, growing mutual trust, and admiration. Getting to know a person this way is reasonably […]