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Church, Here’s Why People Are Leaving You. Part 2 | john pavlovitz. And here we go. We’re so weary of feeling like nothing more than a religious agenda; an argument to win, a point to make, a cause to defend, a soul to save. We want to be more than a notch on your Salvation […]






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Church, Here’s Why People Are Leaving You. Part 1 | john pavlovitz. We’re the ones walking away. We want to matter to you. We want you to hear us before you debate us. Show us that your love and your God are real. Church, give us a reason to stay. Fascinating. I’m watching for part […]






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“Gays,” the “American Church,” and 2 Severed Relationships – Jer Swigart. There is a fascinating conversation emerging among Evangelicals, an increasingly Millenial/GenX rejection of Boomer evangelicalism that is resulting in a rethinking of the viability of Protestant Christianity in its North American form. Triggered most recently by the World Vision fiasco, Jer is on target […]






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How evangelicals won a culture war and lost a generation – CNN Belief Blog – CNN.com Blogs. Its remarkable to watch, the implosion and rejection of Boomer Evangelicalism by Millennials. I really need to get my butt in gear after a one year WJP hiatus because this is incredibly significant what Rachel is pointing out […]






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Why Christians have lost the argument for faith before it started. | The Millennial Pastor. I think this is one of the best summations of why modern day evangelicalism is faltering. Our desire to obligate people to faith is a desire to preserve Empire, but Christians, the Body of Christ, cannot be about Empire anymore. […]






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Lutheran Pastor Apologizes for Being a Decent Human Being. Well, its seems it takes something going nuts in the blogosphere to get me back on track with Wired Jesus. Seems this moment of church discipline has turned into an absolute nightmare for the 2.3 million member Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, who is now having […]






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One of the things I enjoy about a week at church camp is the chance to unwind and read. Yesterday I experienced the luxury of reading a book cover to cover – Evolving In Monkeytown by Rachel Held Evans. As a long time reader of her blog, I was a slacker in getting around to […]






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Rachel Held Evans | “All right, then, I’ll go to hell”. Well, once again leave it to Rachel Held Evans to offer some moving insights into the ongoing cultural and theological within the church regarding homosexuality. Denominnations, mainline and otherwise are continue to take the reality of homosexuality and turn it into a generational turf […]






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Letter to a 12-Year-Old Girl About the Eternal Destiny of Those Who Have Not Heard the Gospel – Desiring God. Letter From John Piper to a 12-Year-Old Girl About the Eternal Destiny of Those Who Have Not Heard the Gospel Sorry, kid, they’re gonna burn. Nothing like kindly, TV evangelist, John Piper, telling a 12 year […]






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Rachel Held Evans | How to win a culture war and lose a generation. Once again my friend, Rachel Held Evans, nails it. I remember reading about “The Lost Generation” of the 1920s and we have created our own lost generation in the church in the name of pure doctrine and social justice. I think […]






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