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Brett McCracken
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Husband to Kira. Pastor at Southlands Church. Writer at Biola. Author of three books: http://amzn.to/2lVFIek . Devotee of Terrence Malick.
Husband to Kira. Pastor at Southlands Church. Writer at Biola. Author of three books: http://amzn.to/2lVFIek . Devotee of Terrence Malick.

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For +Christianity Today, I wrote about Terrence Malick's new film, which riffs on the Bible's "Song of Songs." 

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On the first day of Lent, a prayer: 

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Looking for a movie to get you in the mood for Lent? These 12 capture a Lenten tone and aesthetic well: 

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It's not a bad thing if you agree with your political party on some issues but vehemently disagree with it on others. We need to be OK agreeing with “our side” on some things and seeing wisdom in the other side on other things. 

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How do we know what sources to trust when everything is being called into question? Three tips for thriving in a post-truth, "alternative facts," fake news world: 

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With no common values or vision left in America, all people can do is fight for their individual rights, protect their interests and advance their causes. Christians can choose to follow this self-interested path too, or they can reclaim their countercultural witness as emissaries of an “others before myself” kingdom.

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Why can't America have nice things, like more than two viable political parties? ‪#‎NeverTrump‬ ‪#‎NeverHillary‬ 

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My +Christianity Today review of Terrence Malick's seventh film, Knight Of Cups, a film about how a pilgrim makes progress amidst the intoxicating allures of the City of Angels:

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Four reasons why, in everything from politics to higher education to evangelicalism, consensus is crumbling: 

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What would define truly countercultural Christianity in today’s world? Not tattoos, craft beer, beards, and pour-over coffee. No, Christianity is truly countercultural when it challenges the autonomy of self and embraces the authority of God.

My latest for  +The Gospel Coalition: 
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