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Drinking, Dancing & Methodist Preachers in the Second Great Awakening

Drinking, Dancing & Methodist Preachers in the Second Great Awakening

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Who Would Jesus Execute

It was with sadness, but not surprise, that I read about the decision to execute Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. As I read the formal statements of law enforcement and other officials, my sadness turned to despair. “We know all too well that no verdict can heal the souls of those who lost loved ones, nor the minds and […] The post Who Would Jesus Execute appeared first... »

Preparing for the Next Great Awakening

“Stand up for righteousness. Stand up for justice. Stand up for truth. And lo, I will be with you. Even until the end of the world.” Those were the words that Martin Luther King Jr. heard as he prayed alone at his kitchen table in 1956. He had arrived in Montgomery, Ala., two years earlier, accepting the pastorate of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church rather than pursuing the academic career he had orig... »