Month: July 2015

Charisma Mag: Donald Trump Is The New Word of God

4K SharesShare4KTweetPinShare+1Reddit1Email I’m not going to lie, what I just read is the dumbest thing I’ve read in my life. I’m not trying to be overly or unnecessarily critical, either. It just really, truly, is the dumbest thing I’ve ever read. I had to read it three times to make sure it wasn’t the Onion. …

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Killing Cecil The Lion: Does God Care How We Treat Animals?

2K SharesShare2KTweetPin3Share+1RedditEmail Over the last 24 hours, the internet has been in uproar over the death of a creature named Cecil The Lion. I hadn’t heard of Cecil until now, but as the story goes, he’s one of Africa’s most famous lions. Cecil was a collared animal tending his pride that includes up to 24 …

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What People Really Mean When They Say “But I Believe The WHOLE Bible”

11K SharesShare11KTweetPin15Share+1RedditEmail “But I believe the WHOLE Bible.” It’s a very common phrase I hear in Christian circles. In the course of teaching others to live how Jesus lived, to do what Jesus did, and to follow what Jesus taught, there are no shortage of objections to the idea. Sadly, those who most often object …

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Does The Discovery of Earth 2.0 Mark The End of Religion?

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin2Share+1Reddit2EmailYesterday NASA made the announcement that they finally discovered something many have pondered: the existence of an Earth-like planet. The above illustration shows Kepler 452b, a planet somewhat larger than Earth but within the habitable zone of its star. Its year is almost identical to that of our own planet, and the amount of energy …

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The One Thing Even Jesus Didn’t Want To Do

1K SharesShare1KTweetPin2Share+1RedditEmail Culture has a tendency to quietly whisper in our ear that independence is a beautiful thing– but we were made for so much more than being independent. We value the concept of being self-made, culture tells us that we must be primarily true to ourselves, and having an independent personality is generally seen as a strength. …

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10 Ways To Determine If Your Christianity Has Been “Americanized”

52K SharesShare52KTweetPin43Share+1Reddit8Email While the word “Christianity” ought refer to a single religion, the reality is that many cultures have succumbed to a process of syncretism where there are actually many, many forms of Christianity that look nothing like the original picture on the outside of the box. Pointing this out is painful for many, as …

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Important Lessons We Can All Learn From Franklin Graham

5K SharesShare5KTweetPin3Share+1RedditEmail In recent months Franklin Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham, has been in a downward spiral that continually seems to generate a lot of buzz around the internet. The progressively intolerant rhetoric recently cumulated with his call to ban the immigration of all Muslims to the United States– even though US wars and policy …

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