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Mother! Invites Christians to Check our Image of God

God gave Noah the rainbow sign: No more water, but fire next time. —...

Bleeding Heart

Homeless people often approach me and ask for help. Many times I’ve had the one with no place to lay his or her head pray over me and it has ministered to me deeply. Other times I am certain I’ve just been took. And most of the time these two things cross over with one another in some kind of strange blend.

Empathy for the Devil Cover Reveal

This is the official cover for JR.’s book EMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL, featuring a behind the scenes interview with cover designer David Fassett.

Five Theological Truths Christians Can Agree With in the Wonder Woman Movie

Five theological insights to celebrate in Wonder Woman!

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

How do we decide when to stay in a church or denomination? How do we decide when it’s time to move on? Our season finale goes out with a bang!

Exodus 32:7-33:23 – Aftermath of the Golden Calf

Moses is mad. God is mad. Moses changes God’s mind, and then his face glows. God takes a time out.

Wonder Woman Review

Wonder Woman succeeds on every level. Why is it so great?

Wonder Women

Wonder Woman has been released and theaters around the country are hosting women-only screenings. Is this sexist? And how does that conversation inform gendered church ministry?

Exodus 32:1-6 – The Golden Calf

Israel breaks their marriage vows almost immediately. Why? And what can we learn about waiting for God?

Vision Casting

What makes a healthy church vision? How can a new pastor lead a church to discover its unique vision? What about a pastor who’s been around for a while? And how can pastors lead churches to take ownership of their vision? We’re joined by pastor and vision coach Paul Dazet.

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On Stage with Penn and Teller: My Magical Night in Vegas

Can I tell you about one of the most amazing experiences of my life?

Winning Eowyn: Middle Earth Gives Pointers on Wooing Today’s Warrior Woman

Some surprising relevant dating advice straight from Middle Earth

Ill Bible Chick: Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl 51

The most accurate recap of Super Bowl 51 from Houston, and how the Patriots unbelievable win compares to Freddy Prinze Jr.’s cultural impact.

Bleeding Heart

Homeless people often approach me and ask for help. Many times I’ve had the one with no place to lay his or her head pray over me and it has ministered to me deeply. Other times I am certain I’ve just been took. And most of the time these two things cross over with one another in some kind of strange blend.

Empathy for the Devil Cover Reveal

This is the official cover for JR.’s book EMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL, featuring a behind the scenes interview with cover designer David Fassett.

Five Theological Truths Christians Can Agree With in the Wonder Woman Movie

Five theological insights to celebrate in Wonder Woman!

Ruth: A Refugee Story

My new retelling of the book of Ruth releases today!

20 Easter Cards from the Early 20th Century

A fun look at how folks sent Easter greetings and wishes more than a century ago.

Susan B. Anthony Quotes for International Women’s Day

Ten quotes from Susan B. Anthony, suffragette, abolitionist, and activist.

Mother! Invites Christians to Check our Image of God

God gave Noah the rainbow sign: No more water, but fire next time. —...

Five Theological Truths Christians Can Agree With in the Wonder Woman Movie

Five theological insights to celebrate in Wonder Woman!

Wonder Woman Review

Wonder Woman succeeds on every level. Why is it so great?

How The OA Failed in 5 Movements

Human genius is not the ability to imagine the untrue, but rather our ability to insist on logic without being restrained by it.

Pop Culture Take: The Best of 2016

2016 has nearly come to an end. Finally. Most of us sneer at it like a bully...

The Best TV of 2016

JR. counts down his favorite television shows of 2016.

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