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:


The Week Magazine

The one thing the New Atheists get right about religion
The Week Magazine
In the more than two weeks since the segment aired, Harris has continued his side of the argument on his website; Kristof has penned a Times column developing his own position; and religious studies scholar Reza Aslan has made countless appearances ...
Atheists Fail to Understand Both God and ManGuardian Liberty Voice

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Mediaite

The One Thing That All Religions in America Are 'Infected' By, According to ...
TheBlaze.com
Dr. Reza Aslan, author of “Zealot,” a controversial book released last year about Jesus, recently appeared on Fusion to discuss religion in America and comedian Bill Maher's ongoing critiques of Islam, claiming that “anti-Muslim sentiment” is at ...
Reza Aslan on the nature of Islam, religious identityMinnesota Public Radio News
Revisiting Reza Aslan's response to Bill Maher about female gender mutilationPolitiFact

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NPR (blog)

Does Being 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Really Mean Anything?
NPR (blog)
"Spiritual But Not Religious" is a phrase you hear more and more these days — and with good reason. In 2012, a Pew Foundation survey on religion found that almost 20 percent of Americans placed themselves in the category of "unaffiliated." That 20 ...

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Huffington Post

Science, Religion and the Assumptions We Make
Huffington Post
Behind all those questions, of course, is the puzzle that some people have seeing religious people as scientists. Mind you, a lot of techies are also churchgoers (a topic of an earlier book of mine, God's Mechanics). But if you've never gotten to know ...

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Writing About Religion
The American Conservative
Hey Boston area readers, I'll be at the Boisi Center at Boston College on Thursday evening for a panel discussion on writing about religion in a polarized age. I will be joined by actual smart people, including my longtime correspondent Mark ...

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Religion and Revolution: The Promise of a Fresh Look
Huffington Post
For students of religion and students of revolution, the upcoming dialogue between Cornel West and Bob Avakian should be a valuable lesson. Taking place at Riverside Church in New York City, this meeting of the minds has tremendous potential to advance ...


The Brown Daily Herald

Feldman '15: Moderate religion a rarity in college
The Brown Daily Herald
Academia and religion have long struggled to coexist because they seem based on mutually exclusive ideals. Academics generally rely on facts and reason, while religion relies on faith. This conflict can be epitomized in theories characterizing creation ...


Breitbart News

Exclusive — Rand Paul: Religious Freedom Dying at Altar of Political Correctness
Breitbart News
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a ...


Odessa American

Finding healing and acceptance after same-sex love collides with religion
Washington Post
It's hard to come out as gay. It is even harder when your parents are profoundly committed conservative Catholics, your brother is a prominent priest who represents traditional church views on Fox News, and you were raised to believe that everything ...
5 Things to Know about Pope Paul VIOdessa American
Five things to know about Pope Paul VINew Zealand Herald
Pope faces key test with vote on divorcees, gaysTengrinews
Fort Worth Star Telegram
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Religion News Service

Religion and the midterm election vote
Religion News Service
What do we know about how the vote by religion is shaping up for the midterm elections two weeks from now? Unfortunately, not very much. In contrast to the midterms four years ago — and especially eight years ago — those conducting state surveys aren ...

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The Face of Deceit

Jeremiah 14:14-14:14. What is Deceit? The intentional misleading or beguiling... Read More

Become Enlightened

The other day I had a meeting on the web... Read More

Doctrine of the Nicolaitanes

When the Lord was showing John on Patmos what the... Read More

War in Heaven

This next event, a war in heaven, will not be... Read More

Why Go To Church - Want To Know 13 Reasons?

It's not necessary to go to church in order to... Read More

Is It Good For Man Not To Marry?

Are we doing what the word of God say to... Read More

Amy Grant Cashes in Once Again on Jesus Coat-Tails

Jesus made her famous, now Amy Grant cashes in one... Read More

The Power of Stories and Testimonies

As I am sure you all can tell by now,... Read More

Religion and Social Engineering - Part of an Introduction

Thomas Carlyle is just one of the interesting characters who... Read More

L. Ron Hubbard, Jr. Blows the Whistle

L. Ron Hubbard, Jr. Blows the WhistleWhen L. Ron Hubbard... Read More

Powerful Powers

Have you ever wondered what is power and where does... Read More

Does Society Need a St. Bernard?

You all know the big dogs that carry rum to... Read More

Resurrection Faith (Part 3)

During His ministry, Jesus often made references to His impending... Read More

Living Proof: We are Living in the Days of Noah

A familiar phrase used in Bible prophecy is the term... Read More

End Time Events - The Miscellaneous Signs

Per the miscellaneous signs listed in my previous article, Jesus... Read More

Priesthood is Not a Profession - Does this Attest for Unprofessionalism?

1 INTRODUCTIONAS IN THE ABSTRACT2 WHY PRIESTHOOD IS NOT A... Read More

Worship and Praise in Charismatic Churches

This article was in response to an email about someone... Read More

Praying Effectively ? Understanding How To Pray Part 2

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

Living By the Truth, the Word of God

Let's be honest: Too many Christian books are nothing but... Read More

Iesa and Jesus in the Pyramid

The Sun god, Mithras, was the most widely worshipped deity... Read More

Mirrors of Reality

Have you ever looked into a mirror and wondered what... Read More

Jesus as a Philosopher

Why does every one believe that Jesus is the son... Read More

Jihad

Jesus spoke as much about Heaven as He did about... Read More

Fall of a Nation

Jeremiah 51:6-51:18 Babylon is Fallen. Is the United States, Spiritual... Read More

Christian Universalism, Calvinism, and Arminianism: Where Do You Fit In?

All of the various denominations of professing Christians may be... Read More