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True Nature

What is the shape of our true nature, our authentic identity in Christ? Guest author Dave Hernandez unpacks some of the "Fruits of the Spirit" Paul lists in Galatians to help us understand how to live into our most genuine selves.

Joe the Plumber, God, and Guns

Samuel Wurzelbacher, also known as Joe the Plumber, re-emerged in the news last week. He made headlines in the wake of the shooting tragedy in Isla Vista, California. Joe wrote an “Open-Letter” to the families of the victims. One section of the letter has been highlighted more than any other:

The Spirituality of Kelly Clarkson: Misfits, Kenosis, and People Like Us

Whatever her motivations, I think it’s amazing that it has become “cool” to identify with cultural outcasts. And as opposed to criticizing her motivations, I want to affirm them. Whether or not Clarkson realizes this, as a powerful and influential person who identifies with cultural “misfits” and the “damned,” what she is doing in People Like Us is modeling an example of Christ-like love...