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Category Archives for "Millennials"

Aug 29

5 Awkward Types of Jesus in Christian Music

By Steve Austin | faith , Millennials , The Struggle With Church

If you’ve ever danced through Amy Grant’s paved paradise…If you ever owned a WOW CD…
If you felt the sting of the rose as it was trampled on the ground….
If you knew the motions to Big Big House….
Or if your parents questioned the vulgarity of DC Talk’s “I Don’t Want It”…
This post is for you.

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Aug 18

I Voted My Conscience for the First Time on Super Tuesday

By Steve Austin | Best of Messy Grace , Current Events , faith , Millennials

What is one supposed to do, on the day they become a Democrat? I wondered. Did I need to change my profile picture to the image of the red, white, and blue “H”? Should I become vegan? Would I have to put one of those bumper stickers with all the pagan symbols on my car? More important, do I need to have a closed-door meeting with my pastor, so I can confess? I couldn’t imagine there being much worse.

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Aug 17

Confessions of a Ministry School Dropout

By Steve Austin | faith , lgbtq , Messy Grace , Millennials , Recovery , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

At the age of twenty, I had all the answers. I remember judging a family member’s addiction, a classmate’s smoking problem, and being shocked that an unmarried girl in our program got pregnant. She was quickly expelled. It was the only right thing to do.
In those days, grace was cut and dried.

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Aug 15

Donald Trump Couldn’t Pass the Citizenship Test. Can You?

By Steve Austin | Current Events , Millennials

Today, Senator Harry Reid said Donald Trump couldn’t pass the U.S. naturalization test. My curiosity got the best of me and I decided to take an online naturalization quiz. I scored 96%!
Since I had so much fun, I created a quiz of my own, just for you. If you’d like to test yourself, answer the following 15 questions without cheating (no Google!) and leave your score in the comments!

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Aug 10

Why a Vote for Trump is a Vote Against Women

By Guest Blogger | Current Events , Family , Millennials

When asked about sexual harassment in the workplace as it might pertain to his daughter, Donald Trump said, “I would like to think she would find another career or find another company if that was the case.” So Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, a very wealthy and educated woman, could just quit and find herself another job but what about the rest of us? Most women can’t as easily quit and find gainful employment. What about single moms, or poor women, or elderly women who can’t go without a paycheck for any length of time?

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