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Heart and Mind: Five Keys to Unlocking Gospel Transformation | Alexander Shaia

Mike’s note: This week, Alexander Shaia takes over the blog! He’ll be sharing his insights gleaned from a lifetime of studying (and living) personal transformation, closely based on his explosive book Heart and Mind. Enjoy!  Our world is changing. It is slowly moving away from many years—at least a thousand—of being primarily focused on rationalism […]

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Rethinking the Bible – Faith, Doubt, and Seven Nonviolent Stories | Anthony Bartlett

Mike’s note: This is a Speakeasy-inspired guest-post from Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible, by my dear friend Anthony Bartlett.  Many Christians have to go through a time and experience of atheism, because the God we have been taught to believe in does not exist. – Richard Rohr, apocryphally I’ve been a student […]

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Amazing Grace Redux | Cyndi McCoy

Cyndi McCoy is an online friend I know from Pyrotheology circles. She recently released her own take on Amazing Grace – completely lyrically independent from the 18th-century version. While the original is justifiably a classic (it even gets covered by Krishna Das and Sting!), Cyndi’s rendition packs quite the lyrical punch. It’s quite…incendiary, scandalizing in its […]

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