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Fellowship: It’s Not a Church Thing. It’s a Life Thing
Fellowship with other human beings is one of the sweetest gifts life has to offer. For years, my mental association with the word was limited to church culture, the five minutes before or after formal services in which people were … Continue reading
Posted in church, Culture, Daily Life, Encouragement, Family, inspirational, Life, Lifestyle, Relationships, self-improvement, simple living, spirituality Tagged church, fellowship, girls day out, humans, listening, talking 3 Comments
God Made the Boat. You’re the Boat. God’s Not Going to Burn up the Boat.
The American Evangelical “Christian” church has much to answer for in people’s confusion about God. After all, their central tenet is this: God made you. You’re a sinner. Because God is perfect and you’re a sinner, He can’t stand you … Continue reading
Posted in america, Art, Christian, church, Culture, Encouragement, Faith, God, inspirational, Life, Lifestyle, self-improvement, spirituality Tagged boat, captain, Christianity, evangelical, God Leave a comment
Kicked out of the Group? Take Time to Think
It’s difficult to think deep, serious, life changing thoughts in the middle of a rock concert. Obviously, rock concerts aren’t set up for deep thinking and meditation — so why try? But, in a sense, we do. In the American … Continue reading
Posted in america, church, Culture, Daily Life, Encouragement, Growth, inspirational, Life, Lifestyle, self-improvement, success Tagged alone, church, group, parking lot, think 2 Comments
Choose Wisely Who Influences You
I remember the first time I ran into the word, “Influencers.” Something about it provoked a reaction of distaste, this idea that some complete stranger expected to shape the minds, beliefs, development, and character of others simply because they spoke … Continue reading
Posted in america, Business, church, Culture, Daily Life, Encouragement, Faith, Family, inspirational, Life, Lifestyle, self-improvement, spirituality, success, Work Tagged honest, influencer, question, read, reading, think 6 Comments
Church Christianity: Teaching Two Things That Can’t Be Simultaneously True
For years I struggled to believe two opposite statements that cannot possibly be true at the same time. But because they are standard teaching in evangelical church Christianity, and since for too long I believed that these statements reflect what … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, Christian, church, Faith, God, Relationships, religion, spirituality Tagged church, father, God, Gospels, Jesus, teaching Leave a comment
Got Jesus? Nope.
In a distressing oversight for which I have no excuse, I do not keep a gallon of Jesus sitting in my refrigerator. “Got Jesus?” I’m sure you’ve seen it, Quasi-Christianity’s not so subtle attempt to mimic an overworked slogan of … Continue reading
Posted in blogging, Christian, church, Culture, Encouragement, Faith, Family, God, home, inspirational, Life, Lifestyle, Relationships, religion, self-improvement, spirituality, Uncategorized Tagged Christianity, church, got milk, Jesus, sweet 8 Comments
How Meaningful Is Your Job, and Your Life?
The other day I chatted with a young woman who was excited about her first “real” job, that of a counselor working with troubled and potentially suicidal clients. “It’s good to be doing something that means something, you know?” she … Continue reading
Posted in america, blogging, children, Christian, church, Culture, Daily Life, Faith, Family, God, inspirational, Job, Life, Lifestyle, religion, simple living, Uncategorized, Work Tagged Christian, firefighter, God, job, life, work 6 Comments
The Lost Christians of America
If you underwent any sort of Christian religious conversion, you probably took few breaths as a new, spiritual babe in the kingdom of God before you were plonked on a pew to begin absorbing all you need to know to … Continue reading
Posted in america, Christian, church, Culture, Daily Life, Faith, Family, God, home, Life, Lifestyle, religion, self-improvement, spirituality, Uncategorized Tagged American, Billy Graham, Christianity, church, lost, Tolkien 8 Comments