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‘Spotlight’ and the Virtue of Hopelessness

By Alex Duke

‘Spotlight’ is an appropriately hopeless movie—which is precisely why it’s worth seeing.READ MORE

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  • Becoming a Courageous, Compassionate, and Commissioned Church
  • Gladness Leading to Repentance
  • Can Christians Change the World After Obergefell?

Becoming a Courageous, Compassionate, and Commissioned Church

Workshop Leader:  Collin Hansen Date: April 14, 2015 Event: The Gospel Coalition 2015 National Conference, Orlando, Florida Collin Hansen serves as editorial director for The Gospel Coalition. He is the author of Blind Spots: Becoming a Courageous, Compassionate, and Commissioned Church, Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey With the New Calvinists, and co-author with John Woodbridge of A God-Sized Vision: Revival Stories That Stretch and Stir. He earned an MDiv at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and an undergraduate degree in journalism and history from Northwestern University. He previously worked as an associate editor for Christianity Today magazine, co-edited Four Views...


Gladness Leading to Repentance

Did you know there’s a gladness that should lead us to repentance? More often we think of it the other way around. And we are right to do so. Repentance from our sins, along with a corresponding faith in Christ, most certainly leads to gladness. “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2:38).   “Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, that times...


Can Christians Change the World After Obergefell?

When the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the Obergefell case, establishing a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, public Christianity in America suffered what might be its greatest defeat in the nation’s history. Others might point to earlier decisions that struck down practices such as prayer and Bible readings in public schools, but that would not be quite right. Faithful Christians could reconcile those cases as a matter of simple prudence and religious liberty. Obergefell and the cases that led up to it dealt squarely with the Christian view of marriage, which was normative in America for...


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