In Defens(iveness) of Religion

In Defensive of Religion

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?

Inspiration Unpacked: Sometimes You Just Have to be the Dude

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Dudeism might be a “religion” but the whole point is to know how to kick back let yourself be a “dude” instead of worrying about how to be a man.

Why I’ll NEVER Let Religion Tell Me I’m Bad For Loving Who I Love

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Are we seeing a religious evolution … or just a religious power play?

Pope Francis Smacks LGBTQ People on the Behind

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In one shot, Pope Francis lays his heavy hand on discipline and sexuality.

WWCAD: What Would Christian Anarchists Do?

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It’s a rainy, lazy Saturday in Portland. A perfect time to dive into the Gospel of Mark and cultivate my inner anarchist.

Can You Love the Sinner and Hate the Sin?

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A pithy Christian statement creates walls with the LGBT community and loves no one.

Separation Between Church and Sport?

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We see religion and sports converge time and time again. But should they really go hand-in-hand?

A Priest And An Abuse Victim Fight Church Cover-Ups Together

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Check out this heart-wrenching discussion between two men – one a survivor of clergy abuse, and one a former priest.

Church of Latter-day Saints

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Way too little, far too late

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 It may be time to challenge some of the outdated thinking in our churches.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”.