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Born-Again Buildings: The Surprisingly Relevant Role of Congregations Amid Changing Communities | Larry Duggins

Mike’s note: This is a Speakeasy-inspired guest-post from Together: Community as a Means of Grace, by Larry Duggins. If you are a blogger or podcast host, we have a limited number of review copies still available for request, here. Everyone else, get your copy!  Popular memory recalls a time when practically everyone in a community attended […]

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The Nine ‘O Clock Service: The Vibrant, Troubling Birth of the Emerging Church

Update: Wondering what a NOS-styled ‘Planetary Mass’ would look like in the US, minus the scandal? Check out Sunday Devotional: Matthew Fox, Cosmic Mass Historians tracing the birth of self-consciously ’emerging’ forms of church – if they seek to trace such things – will quibble about where and when, as historians do. But my best case […]

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A Merry Sufjan Christmas

No, this isn’t new, alas – but it’s a goodie. Great for Advent listening, too! Meantime, those wanting to get their 2008 Sufjan-esque fix should check out the Stevens-produced Welcome to the Welcome Wagon, a collection of “hymns, spirituals and ramshackle originals,” as my friend Todd Fadel puts it. Find out more about the Welcome […]

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