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Christian Piatt (www.christianpiatt.com)
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Adopting the Principles of the Ascetic for March

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The world tells us to feel complete by getting more. What if the truth is actually the opposite?

What Does It Really Mean To Follow Jesus?

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Four out of five Americans claim to be Christians…but what does that really mean?

Learning to Love the Crust Punks and Society’s “Other”

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Rather than being a quiet anti-consumer/industrial protest in solidarity with the earth, it’s actually just about people.

WWCAD: What Would Christian Anarchists Do?

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It’s a rainy, lazy Saturday in Portland. A perfect time to dive into the Gospel of Mark and cultivate my inner anarchist.

Ten Things Christians Should Say More Often

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What kinds of things should we be saying that will show love and be life-giving to people?

A White Pastor’s Miracle in Trayvon Martin’s Church

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Suffice it to say that she was easy to spot, being the only white face in the building, apart from the swarm of media, panting for a quote, just outside.

A White Pastor’s Miracle in Trayvon Martin’s Church

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She was easy to spot, being the only white face in the building, apart from the swarm of media, panting for a quote, just outside.

No Girls Allowed

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Our tents only become holy ground when they are open to the stranger.

The Myth of the Self-Made Man

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We are far more interdependent than we realize, or at least than we care to admit.

Exodus International’s Alan Chambers: Bending History’s Arc

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This shift is both seismic and historic in the ongoing effort to bring all voices of faith into a more unified chorus, all calling for the affirmation, acceptance and unconditional love of all of God’s created.

Time to Admit It: We’re All Gay

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I guess it’s time for me to face the facts. I must be gay. And so are you.

Nature’s Elegant Geometry: Signs of God?

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Do you see miracles or coincidences?

The Dangers of Christian “Marriage Worship”

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You can be married and use someone. You can devalue and denigrate someone without ever touching them.

Why I Am Actively Supporting the Boy Scouts

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If my greatest sin in the end is that I’ve been too open, too loving, that I’ve drawn the circle of inclusion to large, I’m willing to take that chance.

If Cheerleaders Don’t Convert You, Chuck Norris Will

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Sorry, Chuck, winning a lawsuit so cheerleaders can hoist Bible banners at Texas high school football games actually isn’t a win for religious liberty.

A Case for the Magic Money Machine

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I’m no economist, so I’m expecting that someone who understands global commerce better than I will set me straight. But until then…