Has the Evangelical concept of a ticket into Heaven disregarded the implications of the Kingdom now? A Conversation with Eugene Cho
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Has the Evangelical concept of a ticket into Heaven disregarded the implications of the Kingdom now? A Conversation with Eugene Cho

  By Andy Hale When Jesus spoke about the Kingdom of God, he spoke of it in both present and future, both in terms of great distance and proximity. For many, the Kingdom of God comes down to talking about and fixating on Heaven. Oh, that sweet Beulah Land. In other words, the point and … Continue reading

CBF Podcast with Walter Brueggemann: Virus as a Summons to Faith  
COVID-19 / Podcast

CBF Podcast with Walter Brueggemann: Virus as a Summons to Faith  

By Andy Hale We have passed the two-month mark in the Coronavirus pandemic in America. In the United States alone, over 1.5 million have been infected with the virus, over 26 million people have lost their jobs, and nearly ninety-thousand people have died. Sickness, job loss, death, depression, a crisis of identity, and despair—the coming … Continue reading

A Biblical View of Gender Ideology? A Conversation with Amanda W. Benckhuysen
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A Biblical View of Gender Ideology? A Conversation with Amanda W. Benckhuysen

By Andy Hale When it comes to economic, gender, nationality, ethnicity, and systematic privilege, life has been handed to me on a silver platter. That doesn’t mean that I haven’t faced difficult circumstances, hardship, disappointment, or rejection. However, I have been given more than my fair share of a leg up as a result of … Continue reading

Some People Are Just Worth Quoting More Often Than Others: A Conversation with Jeffrey Munroe About Fredrick Buechner
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Some People Are Just Worth Quoting More Often Than Others: A Conversation with Jeffrey Munroe About Fredrick Buechner

By Andy Hale Why is that some people are just a lot more quotable? King, Einstein, Angelou, Seuss, Franklin, Oprah, Shakespeare, Aristotle, Jesus of Nazareth are at the top of the most quoted persons in history. Who can forget Lincoln’s famous line, “Don’t believe everything you read on the internet just because there’s a picture … Continue reading

When Theological and Political Convictions Lead to Espionage: A Conversation with Elisabeth Braw
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When Theological and Political Convictions Lead to Espionage: A Conversation with Elisabeth Braw

By Andy Hale  Certainly, the least severe results of the COVID-19 crisis is the rescheduled release of Daniel Craig’s final Bond film. We can wait another seven months of the conclusion of the greatest of all Bonds. And yes, Craig’s gritty and dark bond outpaces Roger Moore, David Niven, Timothy Dalton, and Connery. The only … Continue reading

The Continued Unbridled Turmoil of The Doctrine of Discovery: A Conversation with Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah
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The Continued Unbridled Turmoil of The Doctrine of Discovery: A Conversation with Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah

By Andy Hale The Danish philosopher and theologian Søren Kierkegaard pnce wrote: It is really true what philosophy tells us, that life must be understood backwards. But with this, one forgets the second proposition, that it must be lived forwards. A proposition which, the more it is subjected to careful thought, the more it ends … Continue reading

Drowning in an Ocean of Depression: A Conversation with Ryan Noel Fraser
Pastoral Care / Podcast

Drowning in an Ocean of Depression: A Conversation with Ryan Noel Fraser

By Andy Hale  Over the past two decades, the use of antidepressants has skyrocketed. One in six Americans now takes an antidepressant medication. Nearly 40% of Americans reported in 2018 that they were more anxious than in the years past. Almost 18% of the American population has an anxiety disorder. Three out of four Americans … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Kasey Van Norman
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CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Kasey Van Norman

By Andy Hale  Winston Churchill has been credited with about as many fascinating quotes as Abraham Lincoln, Confucius and Albert Einstein. Don’t you remember when Lincoln said, “The problem with quotes found on the internet is that they are often not true.” At any rate, Churchill so brilliantly said, “Tact is the ability to tell … Continue reading