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Liberal Tired of Her “Tribe”

The article comes from Secularist Liberal Tired of her “Tribe”   Amazing letter today from a reader. I’ve hidden a bit to protect her identity: I’m a secular/agnostic Californian and longtime reader of your blog. I’ve enjoyed your books beginning … Continue reading

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The Last Resort

Who was Jesus to me? He was a storybook character like Santa Claus and Prince Charming. I went to Sunday school and endured goofy flannel-board stories narrated by ladies that seemed very old. At age 12, I quit going to Sunday school … Continue reading

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Why I Hate Religion

Why I hate religion but love Jesus http://blog.proclaimonline.com/2014/05/16/4-thoughts-on-spoken-word-poems/

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Shame, Guilt, Condemnation

Nope. I’m not supposed to feel any of those emotions. They belong to Satan. But, dang. I sure blew it. Epic fail. The sad soul who’s been squatting in my brother’s basement for, oh, maybe 17 years, was smoking. Sad … Continue reading

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Dancing in Church

Perichoresis is a Greek word describing the relationship between the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In John 15:26, Jesus says, “But I will send you the Comforter – the Holy Spirit, the source of all truth. He will come to … Continue reading

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Love? Ick!

My art ministry leader says, “Your job description is to LOVE…Art ministry is about the church loving artists…” and other similar statements about loving people. My inner voice objects: “But I don’t love people.” Fortunately, the art ministry leader gave … Continue reading

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Sit, Kneel, Roll Over: Prayer Body Language

Before you read How do you pray?, think about the different postures you assume when you pray in different venues (church, bedroom, dinner table, out of doors). What posture do you assume for different kinds of prayers (petition, worship, intercessory). When … Continue reading

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