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Muzzled Leaders

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

In 2010 Andrew Marin got himself in trouble for calling out a room full of Christian leaders. It was the best kind of trouble… black balled for saying what needed to be said. Here’s what he said: I stand silent to give dignity to a moment many Christians take for granted. There are only a few […]

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You Had Vision for Me

You Had Vision For Me

Last month I turned 38. What? Thirty-eight. XXXVIII. Thurdy-ate. If you know me well you know I’m not much of a personal birthday celebrator. One of the most fun things I’ve done in the past five years was learn how to hide my birth date from Facebook so I didn’t have 200 people wishing me […]

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Literal Pastor Titles

The other day I got the giggles thinking about the absurdity of the titles people get at multi-staff churches. Sure, these titles describe a role. But it also says something about what the other pastors don’t have to do because that person is on staff. Literal Pastor Titles: What They Really Mean…

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Are microphones a problem?

Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. Even so the body is not made up […]

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