Month: November 2017

When Someone Far Away Loves You, Too (#Giving Tuesday)

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit7EmailWhen we first think about poverty in other countries around the world, some of the first images that come to mind tend to be mental images of poverty in warm climates such as Africa or India. However, cold-weather poverty is a unique reality in the world and presents its own set of challenges. While …

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How Ken Ham’s Religion Pushes Our Children Towards Atheism

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin6Share+1Reddit7EmailKen Ham and his followers may think they’re defending Christianity and ensuring that our faith will be passed along to future generations, but the reality is they’re putting our children and grandchildren at risk of rejecting the faith entirely. I think what’s particularly tragic is that it doesn’t have to be this way; what …

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Unafraid: Moving Beyond Fear-Based Faith is Here Now!

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit6Email From following my blog here on Patheos you know that I don’t shy away from critiquing the parts of American Christianity that I find problematic. I’m comfortable with controversy, but I don’t speak out simply for the sake of debate. I care deeply about the legacy of our Christian faith. I care about …

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Sometimes, We’ve Got to Put the Theological Gas Cans Down.

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit8EmailI make no apologies for being a theological bridge-burner and for the years I’ve spent both personally and publicly deconstructing my old faith structure. As a post-evangelical who, like countless others, has been in a slow process of untangling many of the beliefs of my youth, my faith has been in a long season …

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