February 14, 2020

It Takes a Child to Build Community

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Kyle and his wife Katie already had a child. Then another came along. Our community, known as Logan Street, in downtown Denver was growing. A steady stream of twenty-somethings, a mix of singles and newlyweds, started joining us in a life of...

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January 10, 2020

Thank God for Enemies

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I need enemies. In fact, I’m not sure what it really means to love without them. Jesus said the same thing. “Love your enemies. . . . If you love only those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?” Could...

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June 5, 2019

How Important Is Religious Freedom for Christians Today? Not Very.

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I have a confession: I’m of two minds about religious freedom. I know I risk being called a heretic by some, and a hypocrite by others, but I’m not so sure religious freedom has always been good for Christians. What? Here I am, in a country that...

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December 17, 2018

Dethroning Herod

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Before the Prince of Peace could even walk or talk, he was a homeless refugee with a price on his head. Jesus’ birth was anything but a postcard image. This child was a threat. The tiny town of Bethlehem was not just the inauspicious place where...

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