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Wednesday Link List: Most Dangerous Places to be a Christian, Worst Christian Book Covers of 2013, and More

January 15, 2014 8:00 AM

I spent a lot of the week listening to Christian radio stations from around the world on; so the temptation was to make the entire list this week simply links to all the wonderful stations I found. However,...

Wednesday Link List: Pastor of Witch City, Beatbox Christmas, and More

November 27, 2013 8:00 AM

Once again, we continue our symphony of shortcuts to articles and stories you may have missed. BTW, I do check comments both at my blog and Out of Ur; so let me know what you think of the mid-week...

Friday Five Interview: Rebekah Lyons

June 14, 2013 5:00 AM

For today's entry in the Friday Five interview series, we catch up with Rebekah Lyons. Alongside her husband, Gabe, Rebekah serves as cofounder of Q Ideas, a nonprofit organization that helps Christian leaders winsomely engage culture. Rebekah Lyons is the...

Light after the Dark Night Shooting

July 23, 2012 12:00 PM

Brad Strait is pastor of Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church in Denver, and like many in the Mile High City, he was directly affected by the shootings at the Aurora Theater. One of the young women from his congregation was shot....

Seriously Silly

April 20, 2012 12:00 AM

Back in the 1990s, Phil Vischer achieved success with the creation of CG Protestant produce. Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber were the stars VeggieTales, the kids video series that smashed sales records and taught a whole generation that...

The Religious Views of 20-Somethings, Part 3

January 23, 2012 12:00 AM

Read Part 1 and Part 2. This past semester my students and I have been educating each other. I’ve been introducing them—at warp speed—to the major world religions. They’ve been candidly expressing their perspectives on faith, religious practice, and what...

The Religious Views of 20-Somethings, Part 2

January 13, 2012 12:00 AM

In a previous post, I described a few trends I noticed in responses of my students in a community college world religions course to prompts about the role of religion in their lives. In that post, I listed the responses...

The Religious Views of 20-Somethings, Part 1

January 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Last semester I assigned the students in the community college World Religions course I teach a series of writing exercises that (I hoped) would help them personalize and internalize the subject matter we were reading about and discussing in class....

Can Parents Make Faith Last?

August 31, 2011 12:00 AM

“My parents were very religious when I was young. We went to church (or temple or whatever) every week. My parents never, or seldom, prayed or talked about faith at home. As I got older and things got busier, we...

Ur Video: Driscoll on Mr. Moms

March 28, 2011 12:00 AM

In the last few weeks our conversation has focused on gender and relationship issues in the church. Bob Hyatt has talked about his church's journey toward opening leadership roles for women. And Mark Almlie wrote about the bias he sees...

Ur Photo: Shane Claiborne for President?

December 6, 2010 12:00 AM

Consider this the Ur version of TMZ. Last week Shane Claiborne attended a meeting at the White House with other Christian leaders to discuss the administration's fatherhood initiatives. The urban monastic leader is usually seen in a t-shirt and baggy...

Really Old School: What 1st Century Judaism Says About the Public/Private/Home School Dilemma

March 14, 2006 12:00 AM

Some congregations experience doctrinal divides. Others wage worship wars. But an increasing number are experiencing schooling squalls. Public school, private school, or home school - how should followers of Christ educate their children? And what does the answer reveal about...


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