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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.

Exodus 28:1-31:18 – Tabernacle, Priests and Sabbath

The remaining instructions for the tabernacle involve the priestly garments, the priests’ installation and a few other random bits. It all concludes with a Sabbath commandment.

Ruth: A Refugee Story

My new retelling of the book of Ruth releases today!

Exodus 26:1-27:21 – The Tabernacle

We explore the Outer Court, then ask how the tabernacle functioned for Israel throughout their history. What happens to the tabernacle in the New Testament? And why does it still matter today?

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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.

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!

Bloggers Gonna Blog

A recent article in Christianity Today is asking: Who’s in Charge of the...

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.

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?

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

The Guardians of the Galaxy return for another rip-roaring adventure.

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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