vol. 3, num. 6 :: 2004.03.12 — 2004.03.25
Fear can function as both a limitation and a guide in our lives. How do we deal with fear, both within ourselves and within our culture?
How should we live as Christians in culture? A lesson from Paul and Silas.
Why evangelicals need to get smart about movies.
How do we stop from becoming the people we least desire to be?
To overcome pain and fear, we must first desire to let go of our suffering.
An unfashionable concept deserves a fresh look.
An account of overcoming fear of "the other."
A review of Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem.
So do you want to make culture? Find a community, a small group who can lovingly fuel your dreams and puncture your illusions. Find friends and form a family who are willing to see grace at work in one another’s lives, who can discern together which gifts and which crosses each has been called to bear. Find people who have a holy respect for power and a holy willingness to spend their power alongside the powerless. Find some partners in the wild and wonderful world beyond church doors. And then, together, make something of the world.
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