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Derek Vreeland

Advent: The Poet of Peace

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Derek Vreeland

Interrogating ‘Tough Guy’ Masculinity

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Derek Vreeland

Five Ways Deconstruction Can Deepen Faith Without Devolving into Demolition

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Mandy Smith

Learning from the Margins: The Difference Between Human and Kingdom Power

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Derek Vreeland

How Our Ignorance Slows Racial Justice and What We Can Do About It

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Derek Vreeland

An Open Letter to my SBC Sisters and Brothers

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Derek Vreeland

The Impact of Eugene Peterson: A Conversation with Winn Collier

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Derek Vreeland

Why Do White Christians Remain Silent?

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Derek Vreeland

Online Missionaries in a Digital World

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Derek Vreeland

A Nation Waits: The Source of Our Hope

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Derek Vreeland

Pandemics Aren’t So Unprecedented: What We Can Learn from Early Christians

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Derek Vreeland

Derek Vreeland

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Derek Vreeland

Ecclesiology in this Weird Time of Social Distancing

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Derek Vreeland

Three Ways to Pastor a Politically-Polarized People

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Derek Vreeland

Four Ways to Practice the Peace of Christ at Christmas

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Derek Vreeland

Four Surprising Habits for Christian Formation

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Derek Vreeland

Addressing the Elephant in the Church: Seven Necessary Components of Integrated Discipleship

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Derek Vreeland

Why Biblical Inerrancy Doesn’t Work

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Derek Vreeland

Jesus Died So God Wouldn’t Be Angry With Us Anymore…and Other Misunderstandings about the Cross

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Derek Vreeland

Church, Today We Need Dr. King’s Vision of Justice

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Derek Vreeland

Four Ways to Walk in Love as Resurrection People

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Derek Vreeland

What’s Your Definition of Marriage?

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Derek Vreeland

We’ve Gotten Salvation All Wrong: Let’s Reclaim the Heart of Christian Discipleship

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Derek Vreeland

Did Jesus Really Usher in the Kingdom of God?

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Derek Vreeland

Guns in the Kingdom of God: An Eschatological Appeal to End Gun Proliferation

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Derek Vreeland

Emboldened for Mission and Ministry: An Interview with Tara Beth Leach

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Derek Vreeland

How the Cross Overcomes Love of Power with the Power of Love: An Interview with Derek Vreeland

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Derek Vreeland

Self-Awareness and the Enneagram: A Response to Kevin DeYoung

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Derek Vreeland

A Trinitarian Vision of Spiritual Transformation

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Derek Vreeland

Armed Only with Vulnerability: Sean Palmer on the Mission of God

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Derek Vreeland

Do We, White Christians, Have the Strength to Stoop Down

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Derek Vreeland

Is the Cross Even Necessary?

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Derek Vreeland

Is Penal Substitutionary Atonement Necessary?

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Derek Vreeland

4 Essential Practices for Spiritual Formation

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Derek Vreeland

Five Pieces of Christ-Centered Wisdom For a Foolish Age

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Derek Vreeland

A Fight for Nonviolent People

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Derek Vreeland

Four Things You Need to Know about American Civil Religion

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Derek Vreeland

Don’t Let Hate Mock the Song

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Derek Vreeland

Awaiting the Lord, Not the President

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Derek Vreeland

The Sky is Not Falling

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Derek Vreeland

Wendell Berry to the Rescue: Reading Poetry in an Age of Angry Rhetoric

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Derek Vreeland

How to Keep the Voting Booth from Tearing us Apart

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Derek Vreeland

A Christian Memory of 9/11

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Derek Vreeland

Pastors: The CEO Has to Go

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Derek Vreeland

A Holy People: The Jesus Way of Changing the World

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Derek Vreeland

It’s OK to be Patriotic, But…

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Derek Vreeland

The Politics of Trump and the Politics of Jesus

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Derek Vreeland

Who Do We Get to Hate?

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Derek Vreeland

Book Review: The Dusty Ones by A.J. Swoboda

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Derek Vreeland

Looking Back at the Cross through the Resurrection

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Derek Vreeland

Stupid is Repairable: Growing as Thoughtful Followers of Jesus

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Derek Vreeland

Muslims and Christians: Reframing the “Same God” Debate

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Derek Vreeland

Leave it to the Wrath of God: An Eschatological Response to Terrorism

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Derek Vreeland

People To Be Loved – A Review of Preston Sprinkle’s Latest Book

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Derek Vreeland

Becoming Philosophers of a Certain Kind

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Derek Vreeland

Marathons & Religion

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Derek Vreeland

Virtual Community is No Community at All

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Derek Vreeland

Sticks, Stones, and Social Media: Words That Accuse and Words That Reconcile

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Derek Vreeland

N.T. Wright & A Renewed Vision of the Apostle Paul

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Derek Vreeland

Is the Holy Spirit the Love Between the Father and the Son?