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Derwin Gray | Reforming a Deformed Gospel

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American Christian culture has, at times, reduced the gospel to an individualistic transaction rather than an all-encompassing transformation of all things. Pastor Derwin Gray reminds us that as the Great Commandment and Great Commission drive us forward, we must recover the social dimensions of the gospel’s reach.

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Mark Elliott | Gospel Presence in Ukraine

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Nearly every news outlet is covering the geopolitical and humanitarian impact in Ukraine. As we respond to the needs for support, we also wonder about the impact on religion from the Russian invasion. Mark Elliott, founder of the East-West Church and Ministry Report, share what is happening with churches and ministries in the region.

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Mariah Humphries | Native Christianity

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Many people assume that Native culture is non-Christian. Mariah Humphries, a citizen of the Mvskoke Nation, shares her own faith journey and how she embraces both her Christianity and identity as a Native American.

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Gus Reyes | The Heartbeat of the Hispanic Community

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Hispanics have played a major role in driving population growth in our country and in revitalizing our churches. In Today's Conversation podcast, Dr. Gus Reyes offers thoughtful and pastoral insight into this community.

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Julius Kim | The Gospel & Cultural Captivity

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In light of today's cultural complexity and the pervasiveness of the digital age, how does the Church reach and disciple the next generation for Christ? What gospel principles bear on our approach? Julius Kim, president of The Gospel Coalition, shares what evangelism and the proclamation of the gospel looks like in today’s culture.

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Nona Jones | Intentional Leadership for Kingdom Impact

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Nona Jones' story showcases the powerful nature of the gospel to transform lives. As a survivor of abuse and a difficult childhood, the odds were stacked against her. But God used a visit to church in sixth grade to change the trajectory of Nona's life.

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Glenn Packiam | Addressing Pastor Burnout

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The pressures of the last few years have taken a significant toll on pastors, as evidenced by a dramatic increase in the number of pastors who have given serious consideration to leaving vocational ministry. Dr. Glenn Packiam shares the data and the hope for pastor resiliency.

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Justin Giboney | Love and Truth in the Most Difficult Issues

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Whether it’s abortion, LGBTQ rights, gun control, racism — our nation has clear dividing lines along political parties and ideologies. But as followers of Jesus we are called to be peacemakers. Justin Giboney looks at different issues and identifies how to bring love and truth to the conversation.

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Steve West | When Trauma Is Your Ministry and Your Experience

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Chaplains are visible reminders of the holy in the most intense experiences. In a world that feels increasingly impacted by crises of all kinds, there is much to learn from their ministry of presence. Chaplain Steve West shares in a deeply personal way how to minister to people in crisis and the cost of such a ministry.

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David Beasley | How Conflict Impacts Food Supply

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Together Ukraine and Russia produce 30 percent of the world's supply of wheat. When resources get tied up by conflict, the most vulnerable around the world are impacted. David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Programme, details the complex nature of feeding the hungry around the world in the midst of conflict.

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Amanda Ripley | How to Overcome Deep Division

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As a journalist, Amanda Ripley was frustrated by the deep division she saw and the sense that her work wasn't helping and might be contributing to greater conflict. She decided to turn her focus to researching conflict itself, and what she learned surprised her and brought her hope.

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Joni Eareckson Tada | Sharing Hope Through Hardship

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Joni Eareckson Tada’s diving accident at age 17 left her with quadriplegia and in deep depression. Through the prayers and practical support of her Christian friends, she found purpose and joy again. Here she challenges Christians to "practice Christianity with its sleeves rolled up."

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