At this stage on the journey, I’ve identified five core essentials I need to live a good life.
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Like some of the early followers of Jesus, I have doubted. A lot. This is my story.
Toxic religion abounds in America today. People need an alternative.
I wish we could grow and mature without pain and struggle. But that’s not the nature of human experience.
In a pandemic/post-pandemic world, what metrics should be used to determine congregational effectiveness and success?
At this point in my life and faith, knowing too little about God feels healthier than knowing too much.
It’s no secret that large numbers of people are rapidly losing faith in traditional Christianity. For those who do, what are their options?
For December’s post, I’d like to share a Christmas legend from Russia. It’s an adaptation of a short story by Leo Tolstoy.
In the face of suffering some believers abandon faith, some defend faith, and some redefine faith.
I will never understand all the mysteries of God, nor do I need to. Instead, I only need to follow the call of Jesus to live a life of love. It’s as simple as that. And it is enough.