Taking A Sabbatical From Church

(H/T) If you have been hanging around the internet in recent weeks, then you’ve probably noticed a lot of conversation about millennials leaving the church. Bloggers like Rachel Held Evans and many, many others have weighed in on the subject articulating incredibly well many of the reasons why millennials seem to be leaving...
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When Jesus Is Present Where Jesus Isn’t Present

  Did you ever see Slumdog Millionaire? It’s the Academy Award winning film about a teenager from the Dhavari slum of Mumbai, India that [SPOILER ALERT] miraculously wins the Indian version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?. Well, this weekend the National Geographic Channel ran a special called The Real Slumdogs. (Yes, I watch a lot of...
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The Zombification Of America

FROM THE VAULT: As I’m always welcoming new people to the blog I sometimes like to revisit an old post or two that sparked a good conversation, but may have been missed by those who weren’t around when it was originally posted. Given the contentious political environment right now I thought...
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I’m Terrified Of Death

(H/T) I paid my first visit to a morgue this past weekend. Maybe I should back up and explain. This past weekend I drove down to Pennsylvania Dutch country for the funeral of someone I’ve never met. Yeah, I should probably back up a little more. So, this semester at school I’m...
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Dealing With Doubt – Part 2

The following is adapted from a message I gave last Sunday about faith and doubt. I should have the podcast available soon, but until then I thought I would adapt some of it into a couple of blog posts for those that don’t have the time to listen to the...
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Dealing With Doubt – Part 1

The following is adapted from a message I gave on Sunday about faith and doubt. I should have the podcast available soon, but until then I thought I would adapt some of it into a couple of blog posts for those that don’t have the time to listen to the...
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Visions Of Guatemala

We didn’t have cable in college. At least not my freshmen year. It wasn’t offered. So, we watched whatever came over the air and on the weekend that meant a lot of PBS because their travel shows are so wonderfully addicted. One of my favorite shows that used to run...
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