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Kissing the Political or Theological Hand That Makes You Shudder: A Challenge From Saint Francis

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

You're sitting among a group of friends when someone casually mouths off about their political or religious "other" (i.e. opponent). Their tone ices over and they roll their eyes almost out of their head, as if anyone two notches up or down the political or theological spectrum is completely unadmirable and also invalid.

If I'm Changing the World for the Better Why Do I Feel So Bad?

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Cunningham

If we want to stand for what we believe, to change the world for the better, I am convinced we must learn to make choices not just based on "what we can do," but based on "what we can do and still stay sane and healthy."

Can Opinionated Christians Foster Good From Disagreements Over Health Care?

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

If Jesus wandered today's world, how might he have advised us to respond to the Affordable Care Act?

Angry in the Name of Jesus: 5 Ways to Curb the Government Shutdown Hatefest on Social Media

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

I am totally confident that if, in addition to having a 'Like' button, Facebook offered a one-click way to scratch the eyes out of someone else's Facebook photo, some of my followers would spend all day blinding their opponents' profile pics.

You're Going to Hate the Next Billy Graham

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 12.09.2013 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

What if you took that thing -- that vision, that idea, that cause you believe has been stirring in your life -- and you decided that you were going to do all you could to bring it to expression?

7 Tips for Avoiding Burnout While Investing in Your Charitable Cause or Ministry

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

If you haven't experienced burnout, check your pulse. Anyone who is invested in a cause for a significant length of time eventually faces stretches of discouragement, low energy, and lack of motivation.

5 Myths of Current Christian Culture That Detract From Faith

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

Anyone can grab a pot and a wooden spoon and stand out the street clamoring for attention. Go ahead. Set up a soapbox. Buy a spotlight. Sell tickets. Put on a show. But turning heads? Please don't tell me that's how you measure success.