Archive for December, 2011

  • Welcome to a review of David Kinnaman’s most recent book (BakerBooks October 2011) entitled: You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith: For any artist who produces an initial smash hit, the next work they produce is typically a yawner (few exceptions so noted). After releasing...

    Review: You Lost Me by David Kinnaman, a review by Bill Dahl

    Welcome to a review of David Kinnaman’s most recent book (BakerBooks October 2011) entitled: You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith: For any artist who produces an initial smash hit, the next work they produce is typically a yawner (few exceptions so noted). After releasing...

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  • I have been reading a book called Christmas is Not Your Birthday recently. One of the points that author Mike Slaughter makes is that we try so hard to sanitize Christmas. Every year, we engage in a futile quest to clean up and create the perfect Christmas. As I was...

    The ‘Real’ Christmas Story—Stained…but Good by Alan B. Ward

    I have been reading a book called Christmas is Not Your Birthday recently. One of the points that author Mike Slaughter makes is that we try so hard to sanitize Christmas. Every year, we engage in a futile quest to clean up and create the perfect Christmas. As I was...

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  • [This article first appeared in the December 2006 issue of Next-Wave. You can browse the other articles from that issue here: http://www.the-next-wave.info/archives/issue96/index.cfm.html ] The standard celebration of Advent revolves around four themes: hope, love, joy and peace. These are addressed in different ways, as there is ample room in the...

    The Advent by Dan Schmidt

    [This article first appeared in the December 2006 issue of Next-Wave. You can browse the other articles from that issue here: http://www.the-next-wave.info/archives/issue96/index.cfm.html ] The standard celebration of Advent revolves around four themes: hope, love, joy and peace. These are addressed in different ways, as there is ample room in the...

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