But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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On today's podcast, I talk with Anne Kennedy about the theology of Rachel Held Evans, her impact on the church, and what Anne describes as an "Evangelical Crisis" the church is facing. Anne's articles: Death in Eastertide Answering a Kind CommentT...

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GenZ is the youngest and largest generation in America (born between 2000-2015) and they are facing unprecedented challenges when it comes to truth and spirituality. J. Warner Wallace stops by the podcast today to talk about his new book, "So the Next...

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GenZ is the youngest and largest generation in America (born between 2000-2015) and they are facing unprecedented challenges when it comes to truth and spirituality. J. Warner Wallace stops by the podcast today to talk about his new book, "So the Next...

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​Richard Rohr is a Franciscan Friar who is captivating a generation of spiritual seekers and progressive Christians. Recently, Jen Hatmaker had him as a guest on her podcast, and in today's episode, Marcia Montenegro and I analyze their discussion.

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​Richard Rohr is a Franciscan Friar who is captivating a generation of spiritual seekers and progressive Christians. Recently, Jen Hatmaker had him as a guest on her podcast, and in today's episode, Marcia Montenegro and I analyze their discussion.

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​(Guest post by Teasi Cannon)I like to start a non-fiction book by identifying the promise it makes. In other words, what does it pledge I’ll walk away with by the time I turn the last page? I do this for a couple of reasons: first, it helps me decide whether it belongs on my dresser...

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​On today's podcast, Marcia Montenegro and I continue our discussion on the growing trend of Christians embracing a view of God called panentheism. We talk about where these ideas are popping up, and how to spot the language.

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Marcia Montenegro joins me on today's podcast to talk about pantheism and its close relative, panentheism. We talk about the various expressions of panentheism found in New Age and Progressive Christianity, and discuss whether or not these ideas are biblical....

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Here's the second of two talks I gave at the "Pretty Little Lies" Women's Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska.Here's a link to the sanctification gif I showed to the audience.I want to thank and credit Brett Kunkle for the ice cream/insulin analogy.

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Today's podcast is an audio recording of the first of two talks I gave at a women's conference at Bethel Baptist Church in Fairbanks, Alaska. 

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This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing the author of a new book called, "Authentically Emergent: In Search of a Truly Progressive Christianity," Dr. R. Scott Smith. For several years, Scott has been studying the theology of progressive leaders as well as...

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This week I had the opportunity to talk with recording artists Seth and Nirva Ready of the Freemind Podcast. We talked about  Progressive Christianity and its increasing presence in the American church. They are excellent interviewers, and it was great to catch up with Nirva, who I toured...

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[Originally published onthegospelcoalition.org]With recent church sex-abuse scandals, unprecedented numbers of Christian couples living together before marriage, and the #ChurchToo movement, there’s no doubt the church needs reform on sexual issues. But what kind of reform?Nadia...

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Thursday, 07 March 2019 04:41

I Never Expected to Doubt

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[Originally published on thegospelcoation.org.]“Oh Jesus! Jesus!”My spirit sprung to prayer with catlike reflexes as I watched my 2-year-old daughter tumble down the 15-step staircase. I stood helpless as her little body hurled toward the hardwood floor.She stood up without a...

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I loved getting to talk with Tim Barnett of Stand to Reason about why Christians should learn apologetics. If you or someone you know thinks they don't need apologetics, give this a listen!​

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