About Jeremy Bouma

About Jeremy Bouma

I’m a pastor, author, Christian thinker, and freelance writer from Grand Rapids. I write within the tension of spirituality and theology, politics and culture, belief and practice, existing and emerging forms of Church, the Kingdom of God and America, modern and postmodern thought, and the gritty drama that is our pilgrim story.

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About Jeremy’s Work

About Jeremy’s Work

Who I am as a pastor, thinker, and author is intimately wrapped up with who the 21st century Church is and is becoming in our increasingly postmodern, post-Christian world. There’s a story in the Hebrew Scriptures about a very important lost book, the foundation to Israel’s life with God, and it was missing for two generations.

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About This Space

About This Space

Open handed. Giving and receiving. That is the posture of this space. This space exists to give and receive. It was my intent then and is my continued intent now. In May 2005 I launched this space with the desire to explore, open handedly, the newness I was experiencing in every area of my life, but especially my spiritual self.

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Jeremy is a deep thinker; he’s courageous enough to challenge some popular evangelicals and emergents today.

Jeremy loves the Church...and he tells us that grace grinding is not the way of Jesus and it is not the gospel Jesus preached. —Scot McKnight • Professor and Author

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Why World Vision’s Pro-Gay Pivot (Had) Epic Gospel, Moral, and Theological Implications

Posted by Jeremy Bouma on Mar 26, 2014

BREAKING UPDATE: Apparently World Vision has reversed their decision to adjust their policy toward same-sex married employees/employment. Read the full letter from Richard Stern, here. An incredible turn of events that is well-appreciated, and well-received. While I...

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Are You Lenting This Year? Ok, But Are You Giving Up AND Adding?

Posted by Jeremy Bouma on Mar 7, 2014

For those Christians unfamiliar with the Church calendar this week we began the season of Lent, that penitential period of self-denial that prepares the believer for Holy Week leading to Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday. Accompanying this 40-days of purposeful...

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3 Words I Never Thought I’d Say: “I Have Cancer.” (But I’ll Add 3 More: “I Have Hope!”)

Posted by Jeremy Bouma on Jan 22, 2014

First of all, to the handful of people who read this news without the full context before I meant to post it: I am really sorry! I forgot I had scheduled this to post before I decided to post it after an important consultation to give the fuller picture of my changed...

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