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The third season of ‘The Walking Dead’ has reined in its highest following yet, with over 12 million viewers. But is it just the latest manifestation of the zombie craze, or does the show have something deeper to say?
“Hospitality” may bring to mind your favorite Pinterest table shots, the Martha Stewart magazine or your grandmother’s Sunday dinner. This kind of hospitality may not be your kind of “thing,” but Christ’s idea of hospitality is actually much simpler than a decked-out dinner table.
We don’t often find time—or courage—for true and honest connection, and that holds true in the context of our church communities as well. But what do we lose in not making time or mustering the courage for it? Our columnist Anne Jackson gently peels back the layers of this question and invites us deeper into truth.
Community is revolutionary. When we bring it to a rolling boil, lives change and plans foment that ripple around the world. But it’s hard to cook up community from scratch in middle-class North America. Some days, just getting to know the neighbors on your street can feel like trying to get the wave going at a football game while everybody stares at you from their seats. Still, we go on believing that God made people—all of us, no matter your Myers-Briggs profile type—to need other people. So we need to figure out how to break our ruts of commuting, watching Hulu, and consuming Hot Pockets alone. And we couldn’t have better guides on how to do this than Adam and Christine Jeske.
Jordan Ekeroth writes a column for RELEVANT about his compulsion to play video games and how it changed his relationships with people and with God.
Jeremy Caruthers on the human tendency to categorize things—and why we shouldn’t do this to people.
Kate Wise writes about her work in the social justice field, and applying her passion for others even in a 9-to-5 job.
Ruth Rutherford writes about the awkward process of finding a church—and why it’s more active than passive.
MariJean Wegert writes about sharing coffee and community with a homeless man.
Ben Stevens shares how to make the leap from living in seclusion to engaging in community with your neighbors.
Rebecca Johnson writes about working with the homeless community on Skid Row and making connections with the children there.
Andreana Reale breaks down the meaning of the word ‘porneia’, it’s historical and modern context and how it affects both the individual and the community.
Brooke Perry writes about her church’s relationship with a school in their city and how you don’t need to travel around the world to make an impact.
Max Dubinsky writes about his experiences on a cross-country journey to find God outside of the church and in the streets.
Jeff Goins writes for Reject Apathy about entering into community with the homeless and not turning away when it’s difficult.
Ryan Stillwater writes about how the death of his aunt encouraged him to love his family more intentionally than in the past.
C.R. Wiley writes about what he has learned about his faith by befriending atheists.
Brett Byford writes a column for Reject Apathy about Christians’ call to remember and care for those in prison.
Erika Morrison writes for RELEVANT about how she has found community and Christ outside of a conventional church.
CJ Casciotta writes for RELEVANT about how our entrepreneurial generation is creatively using community to provide for their pipe dreams.
Kent Woodyard writes a blog for RELEVANT about how being a preacher’s kid has hindered him from making effort to find community as an adult.
Rachel Daniels writes a column for RELEVANT about how we’ve attempted to manufacture a corporate Church, and how we can return to God’s original desire for His Church.
Jed Brewer writes a blog for RELEVANT about why being called to the suburbs is just as important as an exotic and unconventional mission from God.
A Slice in the third undergraduate edition of the RELEVANT Magazine College Guide discusses how students can make friends for life during their freshman year.
REJECT APATHY columnist Brett Byford writes about his friendship with Myron, an inmate he met while speaking at a prison, and the importance of the Church seeking friendships with prisoners.
Kent Woodyard writes for RELEVANT about why today’s worst sitcoms are the most successful, and the critically-acclaimed remain under-appreciated by America.
Nikki Raasch writes a blog for RELEVANT about how we’ve gotten mixed up about the purpose community and why it doesn’t exist to make us friends.
John Taylor writes a blog for RELEVANT about learning to reappreciate music in a community setting.
RELEVANT looks at how to make love work at every stage of a relationship—just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Ryan Haack writes a blog for RELEVANT about having a disability and what it means to find community.
Columnist Evan Davies writes about the community he’s discovered in Rwanda that truly takes care of each other.
Rachel Decker writes a TV blog for RELEVANT looking at the premieres of new and returning TV shows on network TV.
Darren Smitherman writes about a road trip he and his wife are taking across the United States. Their goal: to find unique, creative ways people are loving God and loving people.
Is the church responsible to find people friends? Tony Morgan offers a more natural plan for finding community.