Why Some Men Love their Power Tools

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Sean Swaby wonders why some men are in love with power tools.

After Charleston: What White Churches and Pastors Should Do, But Won’t

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The killing of nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina is just the latest in a long list of attacks targeting Black Churches in the United States.

The Smiling Skeptic: An Excerpt from THE MIRACLE GIRL

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“These things can be explained: the weeping icons, the bleeding statues, the healing of disease, the aberrations of sun and sky and light, the apparitions of Jesus and Mary and Springsteen.” By Andrew Roe

What Do You Do When Your Wife Is On A Spiritual Journey And You’re Not?

The key is on front of you.

Steven Lake faces the challenges his wife brings up through her spiritual practice. Resistance is futile!

Ten Reasons I Am Not the Christian I Used to Be

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He thought everything he was taught growing up was true. — I grew up in the Southern Baptist and Missionary Baptist traditions. I was raised in a very conservative religious environment. I thought my father’s musings about organized religion—and its shortcomings—were blasphemous. At the age of 18, I was licensed to preach the Gospel. I […]

A Dad Calls for Putting Christ Back Into Christmas — and He’s Not Kidding

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Gavin Lodge struggles between his liberal humanism and the worry that his son will just see Christmas as a materialistic free for all. He has decided that he needs to bring more Christ back into the mix.

Has Religion Become a Taboo Subject?

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Sitting in church awaiting the still common Sunday service, I cannot help notice the dwindling numbers and lacking newcomers, and ponder possible reasons why.

Why is the Church Silent About Sexuality and Sexual Desires?

Why is the Church Silent about Sexual Desires

If God doesn’t have a problem talking about sexual issues with His people, then neither should the Church.

Why Black Men Don’t Like Church

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Pastor Anthony S. Davis believes it’s time for the church to become real and relevant so black men can realize that Jesus is not a hustle.

Reflections of a Catholic at a Congregationalist Church Camp: ‘We Are All Aliens”

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Ethan Keller describes his time as a counselor at a Congregationalist camp, and the impact that had on his life.

3 Churchy Phrases That Are Scaring Off Millenials

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The statistics are in. The millennials are leaving the church, and nobody seems quite sure what to do about it.

Discovering Gay Pentecostals and Buying a Pink Bible

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Gay Pentecostal Christian? Can these descriptors all fit together? After years of searching, Samuel Autman found the answer to this question and tells his story.