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The Salty Life

Sustaining and sharing the flavor of Jesus by Rebecca Manley Pippert You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? Matthew 5:13...

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The 8 Head Smacker Budget

by Lecia Imbery On March 17, the House Budget Committee released its FY 2016 budget proposal. There were just too many head smackers in it to narrow it down to one, so the Coalition...

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Ethical Evangelism

by David P. Gushee As a lost, seeking, 16-year-old, I was won to Christ in 1978 by men and women in the Southern Baptist tradition who had been schooled on a relentless “soul-winning” vision....

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Church on the Porch

by Steve Addison When tall, blond American Jeff Sundell began spreading the gospel among Tibetan Buddhists in the politically sensitive and remote villages of the Himalaya Mountains of northern India and Nepal, he stood...

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The (Other) Great Commission

by Al Tizon As spectacular biblical stories go, the story of the Gerasene demoniac in the fifth chapter of Mark sits near the top. Hollywood can truly go crazy on this one, especially in...

Teams of student entrepreneurs gathered onstage at Wheaton's Shark Tank in the fall. Five teams advanced to the next level of the Shark Tank, receiving mentoring before making final pitches in the spring.

Majoring in Entrepreneurship

Christian college students learn that God’s kingdom might be built on earth as truly through business endeavors as through full-time ministry. by Whitney Bauck Many entrepreneurs start their first ventures while still in college—not...

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Partaking in Each Other’s Faith Journeys

by Kristyn Komarnicki A number of years ago, I was invited to represent Christianity (as if!) to a class on faith and justice at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia. The students had already...

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7 Steps Toward Ethical Consumerism

by Whitney Bauck In January 2015, the little-known entity called Christian Fashion Week announced that February would see its last set of fashion shows. In a press release announcing its final season, co-founder Jose...