Tag Archives: doubt

Missio on Generosity: A Change in Flight Plan

In 2006, it seemed as if everything that was once secure in my life was taken away when I least expected it. In July of this year my father; a former doctor, the rock of our family, and my best … more »

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Missio on Joseph: Names to Remember

I love names.  We see names all the time: book titles, street names, foreign cities, etc. Every word has such a rich meaning and the further you understand the name, the further you really know it – the essence of … more »

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Missio on Joseph: Growth Through Suffering

At some point in life, each of us will be in a position of leadership.  Some might be in prolific leadership positions, perhaps CEO’s or political leaders, while some might inhabit seemingly more humble positions such as parents leading their children.  No matter the position, however, all leaders are … more »

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Missio on Strife: The Wandering Walk with God

Of all the things that one might hold dear, life itself is often the most precious. We fight for survival whether we have had good or bad experiences in the world. We like to be alive, and we want to … more »

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Missio Advent: A Geography of Grace

During Advent, Missio is concurrently running two series.  On Mondays and Wednesdays Cameron Barham, lead pastor of Christ Community Church in Kennesaw, GA provides Advent devotions from the Gospel of Matthew.  On Fridays, Drew Masterson of The Washington Institute provides … more »

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On Love and Doubt

A few months ago The Washington Institute featured a number of articles and reflections on doubt and the life of faith. Since then I’ve had a trickling set of thoughts on doubt. Within the American church there is an easy … more »

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Benefit of the Doubt: An Interview with Greg Boyd

Gregory Boyd is Senior Pastor of Woodland Hills Church and President of ReKnew. We talked about his recent book Benefit of the Doubt: Breaking the Idol of Certainty. This conversation has been edited for print. Adam Joyce: Tell me about why … more »

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He is Our Peace

The twentieth century gave us some striking examples of what it means to be at peace: 1919; 1945; 1969. At the Versailles Conference in 1919 the Allied powers decided peace meant defeating Germany and then keeping it in a straitjacket … more »

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In Search of Deep Faith

“A Pilgrim’s Progress for the 21st-Century?” I wrote that this summer after reading the manuscript of In Search of Deep Faith: A Pilgrimage into the Beauty Goodness and Heart of Christianity by Jim Belcher (IVP, 2013). The publisher asked me … more »

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The Art of Good Questions

In a recent interview late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien and musician Jack White discussed how their Catholic upbringings shaped how they accept praise. This topic quickly gave way to White discussing the importance of questioning one’s beliefs. He said … more »

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