Tagged: Listomania

Five Views of Church-State Power Interaction

I recently rediscovered a lecture by Brian Mclaren on The Four Historic Models for Church/State Interaction, and realized that (a) they needed one word formal labels, and (b) there is one more. So here they are people. Theocracy – Religious power is supreme and eclipses government...

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GUIDE: 15 Best Practices for Academic Conferences

Having returned from the Annual Far West Conference of the Evangelical Theological Society, I have some reflections on some best practices, some of which were glaringly missing from this conference. I also have to say that last year’s Rethinking Hell Conference was run better, and...

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The Drama of Bad Church Testimonies

Few things are as influential as positive testimonies, be they for products, or for faith. The practice of telling the story of how you came to faith, a.k.a. the personal testimony, has waned of late in many churches, in no small part because either people are...

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27 Critical musings on the film Noah

There’s been a lot of ballyhoo about the liberties taken by director Darren Aranofsky in his new film Noah. As an evangelical myself, I wondered how I would like the film. I’m really not into boycotting films, but more into reflecting on them. Here are...

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