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Justin Lee on faith, culture, and nuance

Justin Lee on faith, culture, and nuance

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  • What it REALLY means to live like a Christian.

    What it REALLY means to live like a Christian.

    Here’s a talk of mine about what it would look like for Christians to live out our faith in everyday life, and how I think so many of us are getting it wrong.

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  • When life gets you down.

    When life gets you down.

    Here are things I do when I’m having a rough time. Maybe some of these will be helpful to you.

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  • My post-GCN life

    My post-GCN life

    After 16 years running the nonprofit I founded, my life went in a new direction. Here’s the letter I wrote to my friends in early 2018.

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  • My next book is (mostly) done!

    My next book is (mostly) done!

    My next book, due out in 2018 from Penguin Random House, is tentatively called Talking Across the Divide. It’s about addressing America’s polarized culture—and how to talk to the people in your family and circles of influence you just don’t understand. This book has been a real passion project for me, based on my two decades…

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  • A note about Charlottesville.

    A note about Charlottesville.

    For those of us who are white, it’s important to see what’s happening in Charlottesville and be reminded yet again that this is just the tip of the iceberg; racism is still very much alive in this country. If this many people can show up in one place for a blatantly racist rally (and not…

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  • An important message.

    Friends, It is with tremendous sorrow that I must share this formal statement, which is going out on GCN’s channels today. I have known about this since May but haven’t been able to speak about it, which is why I’ve been silent on social media. I wish I could comment on it further, but I…

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  • Nuance.


    The internet gives us a great opportunity to broadcast messages far and wide. But without back-and-forth and face-to-face, we lose a lot of nuance. We need the chance to say, “Did you mean…?” and “Can you clarify…?” and “Here’s how that sounded to me.” Nuanced, personal conversation allows us to refine our views and learn…

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  • A new book is coming!

    A new book is coming!

    After I wrote Torn, everyone kept asking me whether I’d write another book. My honest answer for a long time was “I don’t know.” I don’t believe in writing a book just to say you’ve written a book. With Torn, I said things that I’d been wanting to say for many years, things I believed…

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  • What’s this?

    Surprise! Something’s in the works…

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  • A white guy’s thoughts on “Get Out” and racism

    A white guy’s thoughts on “Get Out” and racism

    Even if you hate horror movies as much as I do, there are some incredibly important lessons to be learned from Jordan Peele’s film “Get Out.”

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Tired of the polarization?

Talking Across the Divide as an ebook, audiobook, and paperback

Learn about Justin’s book Talking Across the Divide, and download the free study guide!