Jesus Doesn’t Text and the Buddha Hasn’t Tweeted Yet

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Jeremy McKeen remembers the mustard seed of faith that almost was.  — “Between the Pope and air conditioning,” says Harry Block of Woody Allen’s 1997 Deconstructing Harry, “I’d choose air conditioning.” The Pope, however, does have a castle. And cool outfits. But the sentiment of that quote, that in our modern age an individual would choose science, […]

Can A Man Be Two Different People?

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Jonathan Delavan explores the idea of two apparently contradictory natures being able to coexist within someone.

Feel Your Wounds Through: A Guide To Emotional Healing

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Jonathan Delavan encourages people, especially men, to be willing to undergo the extraordinary task of healing one’s wounds through one’s heart.

Why This Minister Stopped Using The Bible as a Defense

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The Bible has been used to defend every imaginable belief, so what authority does it really have?

Religious Discrimination & Bullying

Jon Ritzheimer, right, talks to a member of the board, Muhammad Alrokh, left, outside the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix, Friday, May 29, 2015. About 500 protesters gathered outside the Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam far apart from each other.  (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Warren J Blumenfield looks closely at the recent events of Jon Ritzheimer’s hateful anti-Islamic behaviors and calls us to action.

How I Lost My Religion And Found My Father

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How moving away from a divine father allowed James Ranson to truly connect with his human father.

#65: Wm Paul Young, ‘The Shack’ Author: “We Need to Talk Honestly about Loss”

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“In a culture as sick as its secrets, loss brings us together again.”

FRUITY? Maybe It’s A Good Thing

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The name-calling didn’t happen much but when it did, the words stung and they stuck.

Jim Crow Is Still America’s National Religion … But It Doesn’t Have to Be

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Half a century after the civil rights movement removed most of the legal aspects of the Jim Crow regime the vast majority of religious people in America do not see fit to worship next to people of another race.

My Self-Righteous Inner Accountant

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The things we do echo in other peoples lives, and it adds up.

The New Atheists

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John Faithful Hamer has a bone to pick with the latest incarnation of the Atheist Movement.

In Defens(iveness) of Religion

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Why people of faith feel a deep sense of responsibility to their religion.

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?

Making Waves:The Masculinity Message and Christianity #GoodMenChat

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Steve Hinkle shares the importance of sharing stories, admit our shortcomings, and seek the transforming answers that will eventually bring hope and health to a generation of hurting young men

Living Between the Lines of Faith and Uncertainty

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Pastor Ryan Bell’s “Year Without God” experiment gained him national attention for simply daring to question out loud.

Why Our Kids Need to Get Back to Love Instead of the New “A-B-Cs” of Sunday School

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Caleb Woods looks back to a day when the values in Christian Churches were a lot simpler. He wants our kids to return to the same message about Love that he learned.