Straight Christian Dads, It is Time to Come Out of the Closet

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Pastor John Pavlovitz is calling on straight dads to step forward from the shadows and ask the hard questions. It may be time to challenge some of the outdated thinking in our churches.

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.

Equal Ground, Equal Spirit

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Do you know how weak you are?

The Way To Avenge The Prophet Of Islam Is To Spread Peace – Not By Killing People In His Name

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Dr. Abdul Alim demonstrates that through love and compassion comes the real avenging of the Holy Prophet of Islam.

Every Civilization Faces a Dark Age

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Spencer Pennington doesn’t fear Muslims, he fears Islamophobia.

I Was About to Fall Through The Cracks. But This One Man Wouldn’t Let Me.

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Ground Zero can be a wonderful place to start — How Dr. Mark Goulston became “heartfelt”.

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.

10 Off-the-Wall Claims About Homosexuality

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There are some pretty wild ideas on homosexuality running around in the media, courtesy of Peter LaBarbera. Here are the rebuttals to some of them.

The City of Lights was Dimmed, but not Diminished. Free Speech was Violated, but not Silenced.

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Neal Brown believes that free speech is costly but worth the investment.

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?

A Kinder, Gentler Homophobia

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Homophobia hidden behind “helpful words” and guidance “to be kind” is still hurtful and dangerous, no matter who’s saying it.

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.

Is the Pope Trying to Teach Christians How to be Christian?

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He’s shaken things up on issues like homelessness, crime, sexuality, and reproduction — but isn’t he really just doing what Jesus would do?

Quiet Survival: A Story of Detainment

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Erin Kelly recounts the story of Jeffrey Fowle and two other Americans who were recently detained in North Korea.

What Do We Truly Know of Heaven & Hell?

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Shawn Henfling speaks to his journey from Christianity to Humanism.