How to Believe in Yourself

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It’s completely fine to try and fail. It’s the only way we truly learn.

Myth or Method in Religious Education

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What will it take to renew people’s interest in religion as a subject of study, even if they don’t take it as a faith?

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In this tight little poem, Hansa Bergwall captures the ambivalence some men feel towards religion.

On Democracy

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Does responsible leadership require a responsible electorate in a democracy?

The Duality of Being a Gay Christian

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Being a gay Christian in Mississippi has meant a lot of soul-searching for Glenn Garner.

Dangling Testicle Signals Doom for the Universe

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While Ben Shaberman is not a big believer in signs, this recent one got this attention.

Be The One That Causes Someone To Be Grateful That They Know You

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Jackson Dunn was shuttled between his divorced parents’ homes as a kid. But he found happiness when he found gratitude.

To My Fathers

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Thank you for roads walked together, for the strength and the safety of relationships where admitting failure is OK, where humility and gentleness are prized over macho denial and posturing.

Hope is not the Poor Cousin of Faith

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Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?

The Book Inspired by Muhammad Ali and the Author who Wrote It

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The toughest opponent this young author ever had to face was low self-esteem, but he is using that experience to inspire others.

What We do Does not Define Us

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If we are one person when no-one is looking, and another when we feel we are being watched, we have a problem. A big problem.

Religious Atheism?

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Is faith made stronger by doubt? Rev Jim Rigby explains.

Man-to-Man with NFL Running Back Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants

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“There’s nothing special about me, I’m just in a special position.” —Rashad Jennings

The Path of Acceptance vs. The Path of Rejection

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Eric Thomas talks about the impact of rejection or acceptance on gay teenaged boys.

Faith and Marriage: Finding God Without Your Spouse

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Spirituality need not be a joint path with exact views, but a journey taken alone while loving and supporting the person you chose to spend your life with.