Category Archives: Marketplace Christian

Is Christianity a brand or a relationship?

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Yesterday we looked at Jesus plus. We realized that being a Christian today comes with a long list of assumptions — assumptions that, for the most part, are not true … Continue reading

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God, made public

(Click here for a video ofJohn reading today’s Catch.) There can be no debate about this: God is on the side of the poor, the weak, the disenfranchised and the powerless. God is in the business of setting things right. … Continue reading

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Christianity and

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) In his book Screwtape Letters where an underling demon learns how to trip up Christians so as to render them useless for the kingdom of God, Lewis introduces the sinister … Continue reading

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True Christianity

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) In a 2017 article in the New York Times Rod Dreher raises an effective argument that American Christianity is actually not true Christianity. Now this is certainly not a new … Continue reading

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Lessons in seeing people

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) When [Jesus] saw the crowds, he had compassion on them because they were confused and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Matthew 9:36 If we ever needed an example of … Continue reading

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Testing positive for Grace Turned Outward

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) It’s about time. It’s been almost a year since we last published the Grace Turned Outward test. So how ya doin’? Here we go …

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The Word

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Who can you trust anymore? It’s a rather helpless feeling, isn’t it? News sources are all biased — even the “unbiased” ones. Used to be you could trust anyone in … Continue reading

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Monkey business

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 Kudos to those who took my challenge to … Continue reading

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