Outside the Camp - Garth Cross

Key Life
Monday April 10, 2017

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There’s a special kind of suffering reserved for people who have screwed up bad enough to be rejected by communities who say they believe in forgiveness and restoration. It’s a pain that brings perspective, but only after lament. Join Garth Cross on SBE for a discussion of his book, ‘Outside the Camp: A Former Pastor Looks at the Church from a Distance.’

The Justice Calling - Bethany Hoang & Kristen Deede Johnson

Key Life
Monday April 25, 2016

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God hears the cries of his children and calls us to stop sex trafficking, labor slavery, and extreme poverty. But joining God in his work of setting things right in the world requires divine strength that we simply can’t conjure. Join Bethany Hanke Hoang and Kristen Deede Johnson on SBE as they discuss their book, ‘The Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perseverance.’

Letter to a Young Theologian

Ryan Reeves
Tuesday January 26, 2016

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A mother recently wrote and told me of her son’s interest in theology after stumbling onto my lectures on YouTube. She asked if I would send a note for his birthday, since he has expressed an interest in studying theology in the hope of becoming a teacher. Above all, the need is to understand grace—a truth we all need—and for that I share the letter with you.

It’s Time For A Change

Zach Van Dyke
Friday November 1, 2013

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Some people ask me how I know it’s all about grace – my wife, Kelly is one way. A huge way. You will see what I mean if you read this post. Kelly grew up as a pastor’s kid and now is married to me showing that God loves me a lot more than He loves her.