No Ishmaels Please

I want to say a word about faith. Recent events in my own life have driven home just how easy it is to loose sight of what we say we believe. Just like Abraham of old, we often try to bring about results through our own efforts. For those of... Read More

The Greatest Love and Self-image

The Greek language had three words for "Love" First there was "eros," from which we get "erotic.. This was, of course a purely selfish love. Then there was "Phileo" (Philadelphia), or "brotherly love" This is the love of one family member for another. But the Bible added a new one--"agape"... Read More

What If? -- Musings on the Tsunami

Thumbing through Isaiah recently I was startled to find this: after a passage (in Isaiah 19) in which the prophet describes horrors that caused the hearts of the Egyptians to "melt within them," he predicts that "the people will turn to the Lord, and he will respond to their pleas... Read More

What about the 4400?

Murders are so frequent in our country that a single homicide seldom grabs national attention unless the perpetrator or the victim is already a celebrity. Even a double murder is not national news. It takes multiple murders to make the headlines, CNN, and the network evening news.The Oklahoma bombing of... Read More

What Jesus Expects of You and Me

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start even if you know what your talents are. Jesus has something to say about what we can do and what he expects us to do. Until you can find the specific purpose God has for you there is still work we... Read More

Why More Priests Need To Train As Fighters (And Why We Dont See Many Boxers In Church)

"Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize." --... Read More

About The Spiritual World of Madonna

Pop singer Madonna came this week to Tel Aviv to take part in a congress of Kabbala studies. According to press releases, she is going to stay in Israel until Sunday night and will have on the last day of her visit, the opportunity to visit the graves of Jewish... Read More

Popping the Balloon of Belief

I'm really excited. I just got a bigger soapbox, and I wanted to invite the rest of you to get up here on it with me.You may remember I was recently talking about how beliefs are at the core of our conflicts, yet those beliefs are built upon less-than-complete information.... Read More

Here?s Help for the ?I Can?t Say ?No? Blues?

I hear it all the time. Cries from Christian women who want desperately to serve the Lord, but who feel overwhelmed. "I almost dread going to PTO meetings or church services anymore because I just know somebody else is going to ask me to help with something," they say. "Don't... Read More

Your Mission Field At Work

One point many Christian Working Moms who have been interviewed have made is that they are a shining light in their work place. Whether or not you can speak openly about your faith at work, your co-workers are watching. Are they seeing Jesus in you? Do they see you handle... Read More

In The News:


NPR (blog)

How Do We Explain The Evolution Of Religion?
NPR (blog)
Religion is a cross-cultural universal, even though not every human being professes faith in God or some other supernatural being. Those of us who are atheist or agnostic make up 6 percent of the American population. A further 14 percent say they are ...

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Religion Builds Bridges in Ethnically Split Cyprus
ABC News
An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus' breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to bring together Christian Greek Cypriots and Muslim Turkish Cypriots on this ethnically divided island.

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Daily Mail

The Terasem Faith religion that uses 'mindfiles' to store souls
Daily Mail
And why shouldn't we remain relgious while embracing the ways technology is altering our life pattern? These are some of the fundamentals behind the Terasem Faith, a new-age religion that has been developed to allow people to continue following their ...


The Week Magazine

Why atheism doesn't have the upper hand over religion
The Week Magazine
n my last column, I examined some of the challenges facing religion today. Those challenges are serious. But that doesn't mean that atheism has the upper hand. On the contrary, as I've argued many times before, atheism in its currently fashionable form ...

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News & Observer

Freedom from religion group says Clemson football is too religious
NBCSports.com
“No one is required to participate in any religious activities related to the football program,” Clemson chief public affairs officer Cathy Sams told The Greenville News when asked about the complaint. “It's purely voluntary. Religion and faith is a ...
Freedom From Religion Foundation complains about Clemson football programSB Nation
Atheist group files complaint against Clemson football program 'entangled' in ...News & Observer
Letter of complaint sent to Clemson over team's religious activitiesCBSSports.com
WLTX.com -WIS -The State
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New York Daily News

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney under fire from Freedom From Religion ...
New York Daily News
The Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation, which claims it “works to promote the constitutional principle of separation between church and state” has filed a complaint with the South Carolina school over “serious concerns about how the ...
Freedom From Religion Foundation files complaint to ClemsonGreenville News
Group wants all religion removed from Clemson footballWYFF Greenville
Dabo Swinney, Clemson need to use common sense following religion-related ...Yahoo Sports
Fox News (blog) -CBS Local
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Dear Religion, I Quit You!
TIME
And I'm just now understanding my connection to that show. I've spent my whole life looking for grace. REAL grace. Not religion, but grace. There's a difference ya know. I found “religion” at 13. I bought in hook, line and sinker. Grace? I discovered ...


America remains among most positive countries on religion
Utica Observer Dispatch
America remains one of the world's most positive about the role of religion in everyday life, a new survey reveals. According to a global survey of the impact of religion by WIN/Gallup International, 62 percent of U.S. respondents say religion plays a ...


Taking Religion Seriously
The American
If you are a high-IQ recent graduate from a top college or university, here is where you probably stand when it comes to religion: It's not for you. You don't mind if other people are devout, but you don't get it. Smart people don't believe that stuff ...


Lawyers seek to bar religion evidence in manslaughter case
Albany Democrat Herald
(1) Comments. Defense attorneys for Travis and Wenona Rossiter, an Albany couple accused of manslaughter for the death of their 12-year-old daughter in February 2013, are seeking to exclude evidence of religious beliefs or practices during their trial.

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Smile! God Loves You!

There is a greater sin than not obeying Jesus; it... Read More

The Reign of Insanity

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Peaceful Religions?

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Theres No Time Like the Present

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What about the 4400?

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Tongue of the Power

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Teach Your Child to Pray

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Harry Potter To Christians: Its Not Good To Hear Voices

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Teamwork in Ministry: Pauls Sense of Partnership in the Gospel

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No Ishmaels Please

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The Occult

"Christianity posits the realization of human freedom not here on... Read More

Praying Effectively ? Understanding How To Pray Part 2

In our last study, we looked at understanding prayer. In... Read More

The Afterlife and Scientology

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Why Doesnt God Answer My Prayers?

I heard a story about a girl who wrote to... Read More

Moslem America Conclusion

Isaiah 55:7-55:9Moslem America conclusion Let the wicked forsake his way,... Read More

The Emmaus Journal ~ What Kingdom Are You Looking For?

The Emmaus Journal What Kingdom Are You Looking For?The awe... Read More

An Encouraging Moment / Pomes for the Heart

Here are a few pomes, that I hope, may encourage... Read More

Comparative Religion 101 ? What They Wont Tell You in That Class

If your view of religion is like most people, you... Read More

Prayer Secret #1 - Your Relationship with God

This, in my opinion, is the #1 "secret" for getting... Read More

Church Retreat and Church Retreats

Church retreats are an excellent way to involve the church... Read More

The Word: What has it Changed in You Lately?

In Matthew 13 Jesus relates a paprable to His disciples.... Read More

Jesus in Wales

The next few days were as hectic and exciting as... Read More

Denominations Gone Wild: What Happened To Unity?

The Bible teaches that Christians ought to practice a single... Read More