New Column, Crossed My Mind, by John Hatch

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Crossed My Mind: Thoughts on Culture and Communication By John Hatch, Ph.D. Eastern University Column Description: As Christians, we are called to have the mind of Christ. This goes against the grain of our social and cultural conditioning. We seek personal or political advancement; Christ seeks the lost and the least. We grasp for cultural ascendency; Christ descends to the …

Column, Damaged Goods, by Dennis Smith

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Column Title: Bearing Witness: Reflections on a Life in Mission Column Entry: Damaged Goods Column Description: If you hang around long enough, mingle with enough folks in enough places on this fragile planet, and pay attention at least part of the time, life happens. And with life, stories. In this monthly column, Dennis Smith, former President of the World Association …

Column, Icons and Explainer Videos: Christian Media in Context, by Chase Mitchell

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Column: Image to Image: Musings on Faith, Media, and Story October entry: Icons and Explainer Videos: Christian Media in Context Column Description: Image to Image: Musings on Faith, Media, and Story is a monthly column that illuminates old and new ideas about media ecology from a Christian perspective. Dr. Mitchell will explore what it means to bear God’s image and Christian …

New Column, Communitas, by Elizabeth McLaughlin

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Communitas Column Description: The term Communitas refers to an unstructured community of equal members often traveling from one place to another. Like the characters in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, we are fellow pilgrims on the road towards the Father’s house, following Jesus as the way, truth, and life. This column is a space to share common ideas about faith, communication, and …

New Column, Keeping the Faith in Grad School, by Lakelyn Taylor

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Keeping the Faith in Grad School Column Description: Writing as a Christian who is a doctoral student at a public institution of higher learning, Lakelyn reflects on how graduate students can maintain their faith in graduate school when it seems hard to do. This column is not about how to “beat” the “other” side in debates about religion or secular …

Column: “You Cannot Help What You Do Not Love,” by Mark Williams

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You Cannot Help What You Do Not Love By Mark Williams, Ph.D. Professor of Rhetoric, California State University, Sacramento (from the regular Column: “Meaningful-Faith: Words, the Word, and a Life of Substance”) Sometimes fortune is very hard on me. Recently, for example, I had to spend well over an hour sitting in a middling discount clothing store while a teenager …

New Column, Image to Image, by Chase Mitchell

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Column Description: Image to Image: Musings on Faith, Media, and Story is a monthly column that illuminates old and new ideas about media ecology from a Christian perspective. Dr. Mitchell will explore what it means to bear God’s image and Christian witness in a mediated world, with a particular focus on the relationships between theology, media, and orthopraxy across different Christian …

New Column, Bearing Witness: Reflections on a Life in Mission, by Dennis Smith

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Bearing Witness: Reflections on a Life in Mission By Dennis Smith * Column Description: If you hang around long enough, mingle with enough folks in enough places on this fragile planet, and pay attention at least part of the time, life happens. And with life, stories. In this monthly column, Dennis Smith, former President of the World Association for Christian …

Guest Column: A Column That Is Absolutely Not About Critical Race Theory.

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A Column That Is Absolutely Not About Critical Race Theory. By Mark Williams, Ph.D. Professor of Rhetoric, California State University, Sacramento (from the regular Column: “Meaningful-Faith: Words, the Word, and a Life of Substance”) Over the roughly ninety days of March, April, and May of this year, Fox News mentioned Critical Race Theory (CRT) 1,300 times.[1] What you are reading …