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Beware the Mark Driscoll Hasty Retweet

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The controversial Seattle pastor called his shot in a recent Twitter message about President Obama. Perhaps he needs to consider the unintended consequences. Read more

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Hope in Newtown

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The Connecticut school shooting raises a big question for Christians: How do we offer hope in a world that’s becoming increasingly hopeless? It starts with the person of Jesus Christ. Read more

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My Two and a Half Cents: An Open Letter to Angus T. Jones

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Now that a little time has past since the young ‘Two and a Half Men’ star’s condemnation of his CBS show, here’s some advice for living out your faith even when you’re in the cast of a ‘filthy’ sitcom. Read more

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Free Will and Same-Sex Marriage

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Author Michael Eric Dyson thinks the Black church needs to ‘get over’ the gay marriage issue. But is it possible to view homosexuality as a sin, yet support the right of same-sex couples to marry? Read more

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Why You Should Stop Posting Meme Photos on Facebook

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Those photos with the snarky political and spiritual captions are doing more harm than good. If you value honest dialogue, resist the urge. Read more

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Fifty Shades of Monotony

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Forget about its shameless attempt to domesticize porn, the bestselling ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ trilogy is just plain awful storytelling — though it is a tad addictive. Read more

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Are Millennials Losing Faith?

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Young adults leaving the church is nothing new, but new research offers troubling reasons for the exodus. Plus: Why many black and urban millennials aren’t leaving. Read more

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‘Obamacare’ Is About Access, Not Excess

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Critics of President Obama’s healthcare law say it smacks of big-government intrusion, but for many Americans what it really means is admission to the party. Read more

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Media Courts Black Clergy on Gay Marriage

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News outlets are flooded with Black clergy responses to President Obama’s same-sex marriage announcement. Are we all playing the politicians’ game? Read more

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The Black Church, Obama, and Gay Marriage

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Black Christian leaders speak out on President Obama’s support of same-sex marriage. And contrary to what you may have heard, their perspectives on the Bible, homosexuality, and politics are not that simple to peg. Read more

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