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Palm Sunday piece from 2010

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Jesus, the real Hobbes, and Superhero Stories

Batman vs. Superman This week one of the most anticipated movies of the year will open. DC Comics tries to challenge their rival Marvel by having their two biggest properties square off, Batman vs. Superman. The trailers tease lines, scenes … Continue reading

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Warning Note to Culture Warriors and Nationalists. Jesus says and does stuff that make all sides want to kill him.

Imagine you heard of a man who had raised someone from the dead. Imagine you could find proof of it in the man he raised. What would you do?  John 12:9–11 (NET) 9 Now a large crowd of Judeans learned … Continue reading

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When America Went To Hell

Revivalism and the Civil War, powerful Palm Sunday mediation. But in tragic irony a spiritual revival had swept through America during the decade before the Civil War. Americans flocked to churches and evangelistic meetings. This was especially true in the … Continue reading

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Branden Eich, the Culture War and Palm Sunday

Ideas Carry the World The Brendan Eich episode is the latest in our ongoing cultural conversation about belief, power and freedom in a pluralistic context. The world is filled with competing ideas on just about everything, and those ideas create, destroy, … Continue reading

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Why God Saying “Yes” To Your Most Audacious Prayer Would Not Be Enough

“Jesus, give my mom a million dollars” Sam Goodman didn’t buy his mother’s devotion to the Christian faith and so one day in the context of a theological discussion they were having he simply threw out the facetious request, “Jesus, … Continue reading

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