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31 New-Life Qualities for Becoming 'Alive in Christ'

In Colossians, Paul boldly states that true believers "have been raised with Christ." That is to say, Christians are "Eastered People," who have been raised from the old life of... read more >

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Thriving in the Midst of Suffering

Christian theology "does not believe that all suffering serves some larger purpose of God," or "that the world as we find it is the best of all possible worlds and... read more >

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The Rise of the New Calvinism

Calvinism has been growing in the Southern Baptist Convention, and now encompasses about 30 percent of SBC churches. It has an appeal among church leaders and members who "want a... read more >

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The Sarajevo Haggadah: A History of Hope for Humankind

The Sarajevo Haggadah was created in the mid-1300s in Spain, when Jews, Christians and Muslims lived together in relative harmony. A richly illuminated manuscript, the Sarajevo Haggadah bears similarities to... read more >

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Women's Challenge to Worship Leadership Restrictions

The Jewish celebration of Purim is a celebration of the unexpected breaking into the world. The celebration is centered around Esther, a Jewish girl who foils a plot to have... read more >

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The Story of Judaism In The World

History can be ironic. During the birth pangs of Christianity, when the distinction between being a Jew who followed Jesus and a Jew who did not was ambiguous, early Christian... read more >

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How to Preach to Transform Lives

Effective preaching requires several elements. For one, it is important that listeners form an emotional connection with the characters and narrative. That is, the drama of the Scriptures has to... read more >

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Explore Worship with Your Congregation

How do you talk about worship with your congregation when it is difficult to get beyond individual reactions to the previous week's service? An extensive seminar hosted by the Calvin... read more >

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Sermon Inspiration for Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

A Calm Heart in Troubled Waters "The Lord is our refuge and help in times of trouble (Psalm 9:9-20). With God, the...

Tips on Thriving with Musical Staff

One thing is certain: church music ministry is a minefield these days. We are a visible presence, and it seems that...

Significance of Storytelling

“We Survive by Telling Stories” by Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros Generational storytelling is a history book. It...

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