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A Book Worth Reading
I Knew Jesus before He Was a Christian . . . and I Liked Him Better Then is an attempt to make an appropriate and helpful distinction between the gospel and religion, between Jesus and the institution in human history that has driven so many away from him. Yet it is a “pro-church” book that calls God’s people to do a better job of representing Jesus to the world by finding its true identity in him.
This Week's Fax of Life
A CHRISTMAS REMINDER
Christmas reminds us that Jesus is utterly indispensable to the purposes of God in the world. [more]
This Week's Sermon
LOVING THE PERSON WHO ISN'T "ONE OF US"
The best way for the church to get clear about our mission in the world is to study the life of Jesus.[more]
I WAS WRONG ABOUT THANKSGIVING
I was wrong when I wrote: “Thanksgiving seems to have escaped the worst of holiday pilferage."[more]
A NOT-SO-CYNICAL THANKSGIVING
The ability to be authentically grateful is one of the purest and holiest impulses of a human heart.[more]
All of us make mistakes with our judgments. We speak too quickly or without enough information.[more]
HAVE A (HOLY) BLAST!
Can’t you just see Jesus now, raising a glass to say, “L’chaim”? To life! [more]