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A few years ago I was asked to write an essay for a newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter was to inspire and encourage people to trust God with their lives. The editor asked me to write about the first time I tried running four years after my legs had been severely injured in an […]

Telling lies on behalf of Jesus… (a blog post) is a post from: Jesus Needs New PR

One of the church’s long-standing dirty little secrets is the weird dynamics of membership. People have debated the necessity of church membership for centuries and continue to do so today. Books like “Stop Dating the Church” scold those with commitment issues, insisting you cannot really be part of the body of Christ unless you join […]

Why you should date your church (a blog post) is a post from: Jesus Needs New PR

The following post is by my friend (and frequent reader of this blog) Alise D. Wright. If we met in real life, within just a few minutes you would realize that you will never, ever have a problem hearing me. I have what some might call a distinct voice. Most will probably just call it […]

Speak up (you’re not alone) is a post from: Jesus Needs New PR

The following is a guest post by my friend Scott Moore, a film maker who lives in Nashville… So what really is worthy of our time? What is really worthy of our money? What is worthy of our lives? I pushed forward into the wind to test my own faith in this regard and I […]

What is really worthy? (three ideas and a request) is a post from: Jesus Needs New PR

The following is a guest post by my friend (and frequent reader of this blog) LRA… When Matthew invited me to write a guest post for Jesus Needs New PR, I knew what I wanted to write about: my Grandmother’s death. Since then, and in light of recent posts about Matthew’s friend, Sara, I decided […]

Death Without God: A non-believer’s journey through loss (a guest post by LRA) is a post from: Jesus Needs New PR

This is a guest post. I asked Lynn Grassmeyer, who was featured HERE on my blog, to write in her own words what she experienced as she remembered 9-11 with a group of strangers at a mosque. These are her words… JUST A SEED by Lynn Grassmeyer One day last week I turned on our […]

AN UPDATE: Remembering September 11 (at a mosque) is a post from: Jesus Needs New PR

This is a guest post by Nish Weiseth They said this would happen upon reentry. The shattering. Erik and Rowan picked me up at the airport. Smiles plastered wide, I embraced fully, leaned my weight into theirs and became part of the family again. Rowan’s delight in me, my return, brought back thoughts of children […]

Culture shock & emotional breakdown (in the cereal aisle) is a post from: Jesus Needs New PR

The following review is by Adam Ellis The fact that Rob Bell’s new book is considered controversial is as much a testimony to the marketing prowess of HarperOne (not to mention the unintentional marketing prowess of some critics), as it […]

This post is written by Eric Olsen… Last week, I created “Good Friday”, a parody of the infamous Rebecca Black’s song, “Friday”. This video achieved brief mainstream notoriety when celebrity blogger, Perez Hilton posted the video on PerezHilton.com. To be […]

Today’s post is from writer, blogger, (and chemist?) Bryan Allain. As I’ve said before, Bryan is one of my favorite bloggers–and not just because he’s funny and my friend, either–because he’s a really good blogger. (You can read his blog […]

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