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No More Self-Satisfied Christians

posted by Patton Dodd

By Bill Hybels I post my final response for this exchange with a tinge of sadness. I have never met Paul, but I find him to be a kindred spirit—albeit a much smarter and more well-read one. His recent point […]

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‘The Kingdom Is Always But Coming’

posted by lsheahen

This has been a remarkably encouraging conversation. I thank Rev. Hybels for his generosity of spirit and enlightening responses. My final question for Rev. Hybels has to do with how sin and redemption function within our social lives. Sin is […]

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Bridge Builders, Not Bible Beaters

posted by bnet

By Bill Hybels I sincerely wish that I could have met Pastor Walter Rauschenbusch when he was alive. He sounds like someone who walked the talk, catalyzing whatever action was necessary to meet the holistic needs of those he served. […]

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Do Evangelicals Practice What They Preach?

posted by lsheahen

By Paul Raushenbush It is encouraging to read Pastor Hybels’ post. We appear to agree that the Gospel encompasses both a concern for the soul and for transforming the material existence of the poor. I became eager to attend his […]

Offer Both Salvation and Sustenance

posted by bnet

By Bill Hybels Pastor Raushenbush was right in predicting that he and I would feel essentially the same way on the Sandwich/Jesus issue. Stretching the metaphor a bit, I would add that the acid test for whether a person has […]

The ‘Jesus vs. Sandwich’ Debate

posted by lsheahen

By Paul Raushenbush “Anyone can give a hungry person a sandwich. We have to give them Jesus.” This statement by a conservative evangelical got me thinking of this online conversation with Rev. Hybels as the “Jesus vs. Sandwich” debate. I […]

Bio: Paul Raushenbush

posted by bnet

The Rev. Paul B. Raushenbush is the Associate Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel at Princeton University and former editor at Beliefnet. He recently edited the 100th anniversary edition of Christianity and the Social Crisis in the 21st Century, […]

Bio: Bill Hybels

posted by bnet

Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of the 20,000-member Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill. He is the best-selling author of more than twenty books, including Holy Discontent, The Volunteer Revolution, and Becoming a Contagious Christian.

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How Do We Tell A True Act of God From A False One?
Dear Michael: Thank you again for this exchange, Michael; I am grateful that you took the time to teach me with such patience and tolerance. In all honesty, I can't follow your subtle discussion of the relationship between natural laws and ...

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Do You Wonder About the Source of Meaning?
Dear Heather, I really enjoy the way you conduct a path through our disagreements. You are tough, but open to differences. As we have agreed from the first, to achieve real disagreement is a long-term task; it takes a lot of brandies sipped ...

posted 10:51:30am Nov. 14, 2008 | read full post »

What About Other Religions?
Dear Michael: Thank you so much for your candid and probing response; it is most illuminating. Before addressing your final question, I am going to risk characterizing your presentation of religious faith. Some of our readers, if not you ...

posted 4:21:02pm Nov. 13, 2008 | read full post »

Faith Is Not Just Belief
Dear Heather: There are many aspects of popular Catholic faith that have sometimes shocked me and turned me away. Yet I well remember visiting the great Catholic shrine at Czestechowa, in Poland, where once almost a million people turned out for ...

posted 3:48:33pm Nov. 12, 2008 | read full post »

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