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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.

The Door Gordon Cosby Opened

Dee Dee Risher | Posted 05.21.2013 | Religion
Dee Dee Risher

Gordon was the first spiritual mentor to tell me that the way did not have to be about suffering, but joy. He was insistent that our true call from God would not feel burdensome, but like something we had waited all our lives to do.

Does Everyone's Life Have Meaning?

John Backman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion
John Backman

Something deep within us wants our lives to matter. We find meaning and purpose in a myriad of ways, and this "meaning making" works for us -- most of the time. Lately, though, I've been thinking about a more difficult case: people whose lives seem to make no sense whatever.

The Best Path To Reconciliation Is Through The Stomach

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

Obama is using hospitality as a way of breaking partisan gridlock on new taxes and spending cuts. Wasn't that what Jesus was trying to do when he invited himself to the home of Zacchaeus, a hated tax collector and notorious sinner?

A Witness To Testimony

Bethany St. James | Posted 04.30.2013 | Religion
Bethany St. James

We need to stop pretending the past didn't happen and start sharing our stories, openly and honestly with each other. Honesty breeds trust and trust leads the brokenhearted to Christ.

A Different Approach To Valentine's Day

Steve McSwain | Posted 04.16.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

If you are so fortunate, as indeed I am, to have a special person with whom you share life, why not BE CHRIST to him or her, if you're a Christian. Or, if you are a Buddhist, why not BE THE Buddha to the person you love?

Live For The Least Of These During Lent

Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori | Posted 04.13.2013 | Religion
Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

As you engage this Lent, I would encourage you to pray, to fast, to act in solidarity with those who go without. Learn more, give alms, share what you have. Be conscious about what you eat.

Two Minutes Of Wisdom With Shane Claiborne (VIDEO)

Posted 08.28.2011 | Religion

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The Religious Wisdom That Comes From Middle Age

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service (RNS) I recently crossed that dreaded threshold into middle age, and it got me thinking about what, if any,...