Effing with the Ineffable: Why we shouldn’t teach the Bible to our Children

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July 13, 2020

Kindness is something that can be hard to find in our world today.

The Bible speaks about kindness many times. Kindness is even held aloft as one of the fruits of the Spirit along with love, joy, peace patience, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness an...

February 9, 2020

From Thich Nhat Hanh:


"When someone says or does something that makes us angry, we suffer. We tend to say or do something back to make the other suffer, with the hope that we will suffer less. We think, "I want to punish you, I want to m...

April 24, 2019

In Acts chapter 6, shortly after the founding of the church, a group of Grecian widows in Jerusalem were being overlooked by the Hebraic majority in the daily distribution of food. While the church sought to imitate Jesus by caring for these margina...

October 16, 2018

The two most prevalent forms of communication are passivity and aggression.

Aggression is not always scary and loud. It can be very polite, quiet and self controlled. That’s why it can be confusing. The thing to notice about aggressors is: they have...

September 18, 2018

You may have noticed that many christian people seem very quick to judge and condemn others. If you are not a traditional, church attending christian or not a believer at all, you probably notice it more than others...

When reading the bible we find t...

August 25, 2018

It can be hard to tell the difference between zen-like peace and apathy. Apathy; a state of mind and being that basically says, “I don’t care,” “Nothing matters,” “Whatever the outcome, I won’t have a hand in it,” “Let it be.”

This can sound lazy and...

July 26, 2018

Why does the word inclusion make many of us Christian people cringe?

We often want to include only our preferred group, those who think like us, and have faith like us. 'If you think differently, we feel you should stay in your own group and leave us...

July 12, 2018

A belief I've come to is that the Bible points to a God that is, and always has been, non-violent.

To some this must sound like madness. I can hear the question already...

"Um, have you never read the old testament?"

Of course I have! I realize on...

June 19, 2018

As I looked into the big brown eyes of my 5 year old, it suddenly dawned on me; the reality of the times of this world we have birthed him into.

“Be kind, my son. And spread love. The world needs lots of love.” I whispered as he closed his eyes sleepi...

June 18, 2018

I get tired of so much arguing and disagreement among fellow christians. We certainly do not see a lot of unity and agreement within our community. We seem so divided and exclusive in the christian world today.

Jesus said his followers were to be know...

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