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A new kind of radical

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be radical.  It is a word that is tossed around a lot in evangelical culture. An entire group of modern day pastors have gotten famous off writing books and speaking at conferences about how to be a radical. It’s a tear-you-down-before-we-pump-you-up kind of strategy, and…
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A new kind of radical

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be radical.  It is a word that is tossed around a lot in evangelical culture. An entire group of modern day pastors have gotten famous off writing books and speaking at conferences about how to be a radical. It’s a tear-you-down-before-we-pump-you-up kind of strategy, and…
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When I was on fire

I mentioned Friday that I devoured Addie Zierman’s book “When We Were on Fire” in two late nights last week.   In some ways her story felt like my own – that crazed, all-consuming, legalist Christian subculture so many of us were involved in our teen years, the culture that so many of us have…
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