In addition to climbing to the top of the bestseller lists, E.L. James’ 50 Shades of Grey (the first in a trilogy) is attracting attention from those alarmed not only by the book’s sexual content, but by the fact that the book’s audience is predominantly composed of young adult women. Read more
Most of the conversation in the last 30 years or so has centered around the question: “How do we make our worship relevant to our culture?” Read more
Click the link below to download the discussion guide from the sermon on Sunday at Tri-State Fellowship:
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If you’ve been following along, you know that this week we’ve been discussing the way that religious duty is an insufficient way to cover over shame. This post is lengthy, but hopefully reveals the awesome way that Jesus transforms religion in both His day and ours. Read more
All along we’ve been observing the way that religion alone cannot cover over the stain that sin produces.
Which has led many to draw the conclusion that Jesus came, in some way, to eradicate religion. “I have a relationship,” we insist. “Not a religion.” Read more
For more than 20 years, Nick Cave has been cranking out some fairly bleak punk-influenced music with his band “The Bad Seeds.” The song you’re seeing performed live is on a more stripped-down, piano-based album called “No More Shall We Part.”