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The Wisdom Pyramid: Feeding Your Soul in a Post-Truth World

The Wisdom Pyramid: Feeding Your Soul in a Post-Truth World

by Brett McCracken

We're facing an information overload. With the quick tap of a finger we can access an endless stream of addictive information—sports scores, breaking news, political opinions, streaming TV, the latest Instagram posts, and much more. Accessing informat… Read more…

Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community
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Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community

by Brett McCracken

Narrated by McCracken, Brett

Does your church make you uncomfortable?It’s easy to dream about the “perfect” church—a church that sings just the right songs set to just the right music before the pastor preaches just the right sermon to a room filled with just the right mix of people who happen to agree with you on just about everything.Chances are your church doe… Read more…

Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community

Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community

by Brett McCracken

Does your church make you uncomfortable? It's easy to dream about the "perfect" church—a church that sings just the right songs set to just the right music before the pastor preaches just the right sermon to a room filled with just the right mix of pe… Read more…

Gray Matters: Navigating the Space between Legalism and Liberty

Gray Matters: Navigating the Space between Legalism and Liberty

by Brett McCracken

Culture is in right now for Christians. Engaging it, embracing it, consuming it, and creating it. Many (younger) evangelicals today are actively cultivating an appreciation for aspects of culture previously stigmatized within the church. Things like alcohol, Hollywood's edgier content, plays, art openings, and concerts have moved from being forbidden to … Read more…

Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide

Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide

by Brett McCracken

Insider twentysomething Christian journalist Brett McCracken has grown up in the evangelical Christian subculture and observed the recent shift away from the "stained glass and steeples" old guard of traditional Christianity to a more unorthodox, stylized 21st-century church. This change raises a big issue for the church in our postmodern world: th… Read more…