Sober Mercies by Heather Kopp named a finalist for the ECPA Award!

"SOBER MERCIES is simply one of the best, most honest, brilliantly written memoirs I've read. Heather Kopp gives such encouragement for when we wonder why faith alone hasn't rescued us from destructive habits. Her story stands as a beacon of hope for all of us in a broken world." --- Jud Wilhite, author of Pursued, senior pastor of Central Christian Church Sober Mercies by Heather Kopp is one of the ECPA's top Inspirational book's of the year! Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Award® program honors titles in seven categories: Bibles, Bible Reference, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Keep Reading

Valentine's Day, from Lillian Daniel

An excerpt from When 'Spiritual but Not Religious' is not enough, on love and Valentine's Day. Keep Reading

Sara Miles: God is Everywhere

Sarah Miles: But what strikes me as different in Oaxaca is that its scores of churches ... stay wide open. Keep Reading

Slideshow: 2013 Social Justice Advent Calendar

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Day 25: (RED) – Justice : Giving : Advent : Calendar

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Highlights of the Week – 6/27/12

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Highlights of the Week

We’ve compiled a handful of articles we read this past week below.

• Desmond Tutu’s “God is Not a Christian”

“Surely it is good to know that God (in the Christian tradition) created us all (not just Christians) in his image, thus investing us all with infinite worth, and that it was with all humankind that God entered into a covenant relationship, depicted in the covenant with Noah when God promised he would not destroy his creation again with water.” Read more.

Justin Lee shares his thoughts on grace:

“Sometimes we have a hard time accepting God’s grace. We keep beating ourselves up for past sins and mistakes, wallowing in our guilt and focusing on how unworthy we are, never truly feeling loved by God.” Read more.

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Highlights of the Week – 6/18/12

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Highlights of the Week

We’ve compiled a handful of articles we read this past week below.

Justin Lee recorded his BEA experience on his iPhone. Want to know what it was like? Watch his video. With appearances by Brian McLaren, Shane Hipps, and Jay Bakker.

• A powerful story — Shari Johnson shares her experiences on the Huffington Post: Christians Can Change Their Minds On Homosexuality

Shari says: “I had always known that I had a problem with unconditional love, but I thought if I followed all the “rules” and “worked” for God and his Kingdom, I would get a pass on the love thing. I didn’t.”

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Highlights of the Week – 5/30/12

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Highlights of the Week

We’ve compiled a handful of articles we read this past week below.

Becca Stevens is blogging for the Huffington Post.

In “Why Beggars Must Be Choosers, Becca says: “In my world it doesn’t matter to me if the gift is big or small. That is not the point. The point is that we can’t give from our excess and trash and think we have been generous.” | Read more.

Brian McLaren writes for the SeaburyNEXT blog about permission to lead in the emerging church.

He writes: “Wherever you are and whoever you are (clergy, lay leader; old, young; conservative, liberal), you do indeed have permission to help lead in the emerging church. In fact, you very possibly are doing so already and don’t even know it yet!” | Read more.

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