Silent Treatment

  Article by Michael Bolland — Silent Treatment: This phrase, to me, is associated with memories of divisive high school drama or stubborn sibling insistence over trivial matters. I would guess I’m not the only person who connects this phrase with various experiences that involved childish manners of handling conflict. Essentially, it seems to be … More Silent Treatment


Article by Miles Trump — By now, you’ve probably watched or heard about the video. A 26-year-old Atlantic City man, Ibn Ali Miller, intervenes during a street fight between two boys while a group of other young men egg them on from the street corner. Another boy is recording the altercation as Miller approaches, stops … More Fatherfullness

Dating Within the Context of Community

Article by Patrick Ray — Too many churches are segregated based on position in life. There are 20-something groups, singles groups, empty-nester groups, married groups, children’s ministries, middle-school youth groups, and high school youth groups. There’s nothing wrong with any of those groups (Pastor Drew, I promise, youth group is cool), but if the people … More Dating Within the Context of Community

False Advertising

Article by Paul Stiver — I graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a degree in Strategic Communication, aka Advertising. Since I graduated in 2009, I’ve never worked a job in advertising or any related field. I do not use my degree. However, I do use the things I learned while acquiring … More False Advertising

The Mind of Christ

Article by Lance Steiger — Here’s something I’ve been thinking about lately… We live in a remarkable age.  We really do.  The phone in my pocket can access almost all of the collective knowledge of the human race. Google even brags about the speed at which it fetches this information… “About 24,500,000 results (0.59 seconds)”…not … More The Mind of Christ

Social Justice, Racial Reconciliation, and the Gospel Part 3: How Do We Move Forward?

Note: This is part three of a series of blog posts dealing with racial reconciliation, social justice, and the gospel. I highly encourage you to read the other two, dealing with social justice and the cross, and false unity and gospel unity. The last two posts in this series were written specifically in response to … More Social Justice, Racial Reconciliation, and the Gospel Part 3: How Do We Move Forward?