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

FRUITY Maybe It's A Good Thing

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

#GoodMenChat Masculinity & Christianity

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.

Catholic Therapy, or Sexuality and Gender Abuse?

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The church dictates the norm for identity and sexuality while upholding the norm to the point of abuse.

Taking the Religious Imagination Seriously

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Is it time to accept religion as a real motive force behind violent action in the world?

December and Christian Cultural Imperialism

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The “Holiday Season” is a mine field of unequal social status for non-Christians

Is Santa Claus a Stalker and Spy?

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The evidence is in, and things don’t look too rosy for the jolly man in red