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Stories from Church Starters

Podcast: Brian McLaren

These are difficult days. One look at the last couple of months’ worth of headlines and maybe we would all agree to this notion However, is there a new way forward? Will the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship be at the forefront of this new way? We sat down with Brian...

Doing Nothing Isn’t Okay

I am reflecting today on the tragedy, which occurred earlier this week in Parkland, FL. It is unfathomable that these school-related tragedies keep occurring and innocent children keep dying while our leaders offer no legitimate or effective response. Some argue that...

Marginal

One of Restoring Hope’s (RHF) sons is graduating from seminary.  When he was seeking seminary admissions, I had a candid conversation with him and named three schools in the DFW area not to apply to, and, definitely, not to attend.  This may sound paternalistic, and...

Podcast: Emma Green of The Atlantic

We sat down with Emma Green, staff writer for The Atlantic, to discuss what it is like being a writer in the 24/7 news cycle and the persistent badgering of “fake news?” “This time represents an existential threat to the way we function as Americans in a democracy. We...